Claire R. Golden, PhD
Instructor in Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC
Neuropsychologist at PROMISE at Columbia and ColumbiaDoctors Neuropsychological Evaluation Service
Dr. Claire Golden is a certified school psychologist and a New York State licensed clinical psychologist with a specialty in developmental neuropsychology. She is a neuropsychologist at PROMISE at Columbia and has a private neuropsychology practice through the ColumbiaDoctor's Neuropsychological Evaluation Service.
Dr. Golden earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Vassar College and her Ph.D. in educational psychology with a specialization in school psychology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) in 2013, where she was the Gilleece Fellow from 2007 to 2012. She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at PROMISE at Columbia and continues to focus on neuropsychological evaluations with underserved children in her work there.
At both PROMISE and through her private practice Dr. Golden specializes in comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations with children who are struggling in school. She assesses students' cognitive abilities, academic skills, language, memory, executive functioning, and social-emotional well-being in order to clarify diagnoses and plan for future treatment and interventions. She has worked with both private and public schools throughout the tri-state area in order to ensure her patients have the best classroom placement and services possible. She has also participated in IEP meetings and impartial hearings to help families navigate the public and private education systems.
Dr. Golden is a member of several professional associations and is in the process of becoming board certified in clinical and pediatric neuropsychology through ABPP.
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