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20+ Years of Experience

  • Dr. Zand has been working with young people and their families since the 1990's.

  • Dr. Zand has extensive training in providing individual and family therapies.

  • She is the mother of  boy-girl twins, one of whom was diagnosed with autism at 9 years old;  both of whom have learning challenges within traditional educational settings.

  • Not wanting other children to miss early intervention windows, Dr. Zand developed an expertise in conducting Developmental, Autism, Attachment, Learning, and ADHD assessments.

  • She also began doing research on processes that promote positive adaptation among children, parents, and families.

  • To inform clinical practice, Dr. Zand has published her research in multiple peer reviewed journals, trade magazines, and books.  She has also presented at local, state, and national conferences.

  • Dr. Zand has taught physicians, medical students, psychologists, counselors, and social workers on child development, diagnostic assessment,  neurodevelopmental disorders, positive adaptation, parenting, and children's mental health.