James Goodlad, PhD

    James Goodlad, PhD

    James specializes in testing for children ranging from 3 to 18 years, including the evaluation of cognitive and intellectual abilities (IQ), academic achievement testing and learning differences, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and disruptive behavior disorders. James is also trained to provide empirically-supported evaluations for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using “gold standard” measures. In addition to assessment James also enjoys helping children build skills and self-efficacy in behavior management, social skills, and social problem-solving.

    Experience:

    • B.S. in Psychology and History from Belmont University, 2008
    • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi, 2014
    • Predoctoral internship at the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s UAB-BVAMC program
    • Postdoctoral fellowship at UAB’s Civitan-Sparks Clinics, a Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) training program

     


    • American Football
    • Brand New
    • Minus the Bear
    • Explosions in the Sky
    • Owen

    Favorite TV Shows & Movies

    Favorite TV Shows & Movies

    • The Wire
    • Mad Men
    • The Office
    • The Walking Dead

    Favorite Games

    Favorite Games

    • Super Smash Bros. (N64)
    • Fallout 3
    • Earthbound
    • Tecmo Super Bowl

    Favorite TV Shows & Movies

    Favorite TV Shows & Movies

    • Mallrats
    • The Empire Strikes Back
    • Requiem for a Dream
    • Hot Fuzz
    • The Big Lebowski