Dr. Jennifer Gorski is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with developmental, social, and learning differences. Her services include developmental and psychoeducational evaluations, including independent evaluations for school districts, educational consultation, and treatment of social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Dr. Gorski has over 20 years of experience working with individuals and their families with a range of developmental, social and educational needs. She has specialized background and training in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as other disorders that have an influence on social functioning, such as Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and mood and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Gorski is an examiner and certified trainer in the gold standard instruments used in the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), including the Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R) and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2). She also has specialized background and training in the strategies used to support individuals with social vulnerabilities who wish to improve their social functioning and relationships. Her treatment and school consultation experiences are unique assets to the assessment process, as they contribute to specific and realistic recommendations.
Prior to focusing on her private practice, Dr. Gorski was on faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), in the departments of Psychiatry and Disability and Human Development, where she directed the Chicago site of The Autism Program (TAP) of Illinois at UIC for numerous years, and was an active educator for various clinical and professional training programs. Currently, Dr. Gorski provides autism diagnostic consultative services to Easter Seals Dupage & Fox Valley.
Dr. Gorski received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology and completed pre- and post-doctoral training at Children's Hospital of Michigan, the University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Clinic (UMACC), and the University of Chicago.
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