The Psychology Team

Michelle DePolo, Psy.D., BCBA-D

Michelle has specific expertise in the areas of cognitive behavioral therapy and the management of anxiety and depression. As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Dr. DePolo has expertise in the assessment and treatment of severe behaviors. She routinely completes Independent Education Evaluations for parents and school districts. Dr. DePolo directs a variety of programs to promote social skills.

Lauren O’Hara, Ph.D.

Lauren specializes in the management of anxiety, mood, and behavioral difficulties in children and teens.  She also enjoys working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.  Dr. O’Hara is available for Independent Educational Evaluations and giftedness assessments.

Amy Ciardi, Psy.D.

Amy is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the neuropsychological assessment of Down syndrome disorders, autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, intellectual disability, learning disabilities, disruptive behaviors, ADHD, and social-emotional difficulties such as anxiety and depression for infants, toddlers, and school-aged children. In her clinical work, Dr. Ciardi works closely with parents to help them best support their child’s development and utilizes an evidence-based approach to intervention including cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Mikaela Uhlman, M.Ed., Ed.S.

Mikaela Uhlman is a school psychologist with independent licensure for practice in the state of Ohio. She recently completed a year long training in cognitive-behavioral therapy for treatment of anxiety and depression and is obtaining certification in CBT from Cleveland Center for Cognitive Therapy. Mikaela has worked in center based and school settings. Her experiences involve children ranging from early intervention through post secondary education. She specializes in psychoeducational evaluations which address factors related to learning problems. Mikaela works with families and schools to provide recommendations for evidenced based intervention and accommodations to address the individual needs of each child.