Dr. Lindsey Cooley is a psychotherapist and psychometrician who recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship working with children in a therapeutic day school setting, and is currently practicing as a post-doc fellow at The Center for Psychological Services. Lindsey is also a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator (CPDPE).
Lindsey’s experiences in the field have allowed her to work with a wide range of children, adolescents, and their families. She believes that a solid foundation of trust, the ability to “find therapy in everything,” and “having the courage to risk imperfection” are vital to the therapeutic process. Lindsey utilizes an integrative approach when working with clients, incorporating Individual Psychology, Family Systems, and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy techniques. In addition to her work with individual clients, Lindsey works closely with parents, helping them integrate Positive Discipline methods into their homes as a way to aid them in creating and maintaining positive, encouraging environments to raise children and foster their growth.
In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys playing video games, photography, fishing, kayaking, and hiking.
Lindsey earned her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Adlerian Psychology from Adler University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Lake Superior State University. Lindsey’s clinical training focused on working with children and adolescents with a wide range of presentations in therapeutic, school, and hospital settings. Lindsey specializes in school-aged children, emotional and behavioral disorders, and autism spectrum disorder.