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Albert Einstein

"If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."

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As an I/O psychologist and therapist, I specialize in the evaluation and support of Neurodiversity in children, teens, and adults. Neurodiversity refers to an amazing population of unique individuals who are lucky enough to both think and experience life differently, such as those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Anxiety, etc. I hold a Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology with a focus on neurodiversity and a Masters degree and independent licensure in clinical social work. 

Services
Neurodiversity Services 

Individual Therapy and Consulting: $225 per hour

Adult Neurodiversity (Autism/ADHD) Evaluation and Consult (18+ years): $900 

Organizational Neurodiversity Consulting: Please Inquire

I am a private practice therapist and psychologist, and I specialize in neurodiversity. I didn't learn to understand my neurodivergent self until my early 30's, but it's been an amazing and life-changing journey since! Learning to understand and embrace my neurodiversity has changed my life, both personally and professionally. Now, I help others do the same. I have been privileged to consult with adults across the US and internationally. Neurodiversity consultations are virtual meetings that are designed to screen for/diagnose Autism and ADHD. I specialize in adult diagnoses, Asperger-type presentations, and the unique presentation of neurodiversity in females. The consult lasts 2 hours, and by the end of our time together, you will have answers. I intertwine teaching and assessment as we go through your personal information so each client can walk away feeling confident, validated, and ready to take control of their lives. I will guide us through a conversation outlined by the two psychological tests that together form the "gold standard" for understanding and diagnosing neurodiversity across the spectrum (ADOS-2 and ADI-R). We will discuss the ins and outs of your neurodiversity and work to understand how it impacts you as an individual, both personally and professionally, and discuss the possible accommodations that may be available and beneficial to you.

I am happy to help complete paperwork for accommodations for most academic and professional endeavors. 

Please note, I am unable to help with state and/or federal financial or disability programs (i.e. SSDI, unemployment).

 

As a clinical therapist, I work with children and adults to help them understand and embrace their neurodiversity, and gain insight into their emotions, thought processes, relationships, and communication patterns. As an industrial and organizational psychologist specializing in neurodiversity, I work as an organizational neurodiversity consultant, creating custom needs assessments, cultural competencies, training, teaching, and support programs for neurodiversity in the workplace. 

 

To say that neurodiversity is my special interest feels like an understatement, but it's true. I am passionate about helping people learn to understand their neurodivergence, and how to proactively create the life they want. I love my work and I love my career field. As a neurodiverse individual myself, as well as a parent of a neurodiverse child and the spouse of a neurodiverse person, I have a unique and in-depth perspective and ability to help our amazing community! Please feel free to contact me to discuss how I am able to help you and your family!

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What is Neurodiversity?
Neurodiversity is a disability rights movement supporting the premise that Autism (including Asperger's-type profiles), ADHD, PTSD, etc. are normal variations of the human brain and thought process. These differences should be celebrated and supported, not discriminated against or considered "less than". 

ABOUT

ABOUT ME

I hold a Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from Grand Canyon University and a Masters in clinical social work from Arizona State University. I have been a clinical psychotherapist (both teletherapy and in-person) for 10 years, including serving as the executive director of a nationwide not-for-profit organization from 2014-2015. 

When I am not in the office, I enjoy spending time with my amazing daughter and husband, who are also neurodiverse. We are passionate about health and wellness, enjoy rock climbing, being creative, goofing around with our two Great Danes named Smalls and Benny, our 3 cats named Fifi, Ninjago, and Squints, and a ball python named Monty Python. 

As a family, we are writing books about Autism and are working to create new and progressive assessments, fitness techniques, as well as building a supportive and inclusive community of neurodiversity allies.
 

EDUCATION

Adults suspecting they may be Autistic: I specialize in understanding the complexities and nuances in adult "higher functioning" Autism presentations, especially in females. As a neurodivergent individual myself, one diagnosed in adulthood, I look forward to helping other adults understand and embrace their own neurodiverse tendencies.   
 

CONTACT ME

CONTACT

Email: lemegrew@gmail.com

Office Location: All services are virtual.
Based in N. Scottsdale, AZ.

To schedule an Adult Neurodiversity Consult, please do so by clicking the "Request Appointment" button below and completing the prompts.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions, but please be patient with response times.

Thanks and I look forward to working with you! 

 
 

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Payment and Insurance

Payment is due in full at the time of the consult. If you schedule a consult and do not show up or provide notification of the need to reschedule, you will be charged a cancellation fee of $225. Please note that I do not accept insurance and am an out-of-network provider. I am happy to provide you with an invoice or superbill so you can attempt to submit the claim to your insurance for potential reimbursement independently. There is no guarantee in therapy, nor is there a guarantee that your insurance company will accept the claim for reimbursement; each plan is different.

Neurodivergent Strength and Conditioning Consulting

Getting in shape and learning to best support your body can be hard, especially if you're neurodivergent. We have a unique sensory system, an intense mind/body connection, strong interoception yet struggles with proprioception, dyspraxia, and coordination. Having access to the proper instructions and a neurodivergent coach is important. Enter Mike Megrew. As a former MLB professional athlete and coach for the Chicago Cubs, he has focused on health and sports performance for 20 years. He creates custom virtual and in-person programs for individuals to optimize their fitness and athletic endeavors.

Click here for more information. 

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