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Our Staff

Libby Turner, Ph.D.

TurnerIMG 6000rDr. Turner is a licensed psychologist who offers consultations to families working with schools to maximize a child’s educational and emotional development. She provides explanation of previous test results and educational implications, case review to determine any need for further testing, diagnostic second opinions, and advice regarding “best fit” school placements. She also gives guidance and support to parents regarding Individualized Education Program and Student Support Team services, conducts classroom observations to gauge a student’s needs, and performs brief testing to assess effectiveness of such interventions as medication and tutoring.

Previously, Dr. Turner worked at the Marcus Institute in Atlanta, a center for children with developmental disabilities. As Assistant Professor with Emory University in Atlanta, she provided training to pediatric residents in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics. She also completed an Internship at the University of Chicago’s LaRabida Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Turner earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1987. In 1990, she earned a Master’s Degree in Child Clinical Psychology from DePaul University in Chicago, and in 1994, she earned a Doctorate Degree in Child Clinical Psychology from DePaul. She joined Gelernter and Associates in 2003.

Currently, Dr. Turner serves as the Consulting Psychologist for The Walker School. Her professional affiliations include:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Georgia Psychological Association
  • International Dyslexia Association
  • Learning Ally
  • Psychological Evaluations
 

We Are Here for You

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about our practice. Our staff is always eager to provide you with the individual attention you deserve. Contact us:

3901 Roswell Road, Suite 210,
Marietta, Georgia, 30062
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770-509-8266

Flexibility is Peace of Mind

With hectic lifestyles, we realize that you may need a more flexible schedule for your appointments. We offer early morning and evening appointments for your convenience and peace of mind.

Continuity

In a rapidly changing health-care environment, stability is a welcome alternative. We will continue to service this community for many years to come.