Katherine Gamble, PsyD
Katherine Gamble, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Greater Boston area with specialized training in developmental neuropsychology. She has worked for many years assessing the needs of children with developmental disabilities, genetic disorders, complex medical profiles, and learning disabilities.
Dr. Gamble sees children for neurodevelopmental evaluations aged younger than one year to age three, and for neuropsychological evaluations aged three and up. She specializes in working with very young children, assessing a variety of issues, and with children of all ages who have developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum and other complex presentations.
Dr. Gamble earned an M.Ed. in Counseling from Boston College and earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Neuropsychology from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology. She completed her neuropsychology post-doctoral fellowship at Healthsouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital where she primarily worked with children with learning and developmental disabilities. Dr. Gamble established her own private practice in 2012 and NES in 2017. She has served on the board of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society since 2017 and is currently president.
Susan Marakovitz, Ph.D.
Susan Marakovitz, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who conducts neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological evaluations. She assists families of children with developmental challenges including autism spectrum disorders, learning disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, global developmental delay, and genetic disorders, as well as complex special needs.
She has many years of experience assessing individuals from infancy through young adulthood but specializes in working with children under six. Dr. Marakovitz is committed to evaluating children in a developmentally-sensitive, comprehensive manner and to bridging the gap between evaluation and intervention through continuity of care activities.
Dr. Marakovitz obtained a joint doctoral degree in clinical and developmental psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She completed her fellowship in the Developmental Medicine Center at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH). In addition to many years of pediatric assessment experience, she has also provided treatment and consultation in outpatient settings, therapeutic and public schools, and inpatient medical units. Dr. Marakovitz has also worked in research, including projects to improve the lives of young children at-risk through early and more accurate detection of developmental delays, autism and behavioral/emotional problems, better understanding of developmental trajectories and reduction of healthcare disparities. She has also given presentations and contributed to peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on these topics as well as assessment.
Samantha Johnston, Psy.D.
Dr. Samantha Johnston is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialized training in pediatric neuropsychology. She conducts neuropsychological evaluations with children and adolescents who are experiencing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, challenges with executive functioning, learning disabilities, genetic disorders, and complex medical issues.
Dr. Johnston obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Colgate University in New York, graduating magna cum laude. She obtained her M.S.Ed. and her doctorate degree in a combined School-Clinical Psy.D. program at Pace University in Manhattan.
Dr. Johnston has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including residential and public schools, psychiatric hospitals, outpatients clinics, and private practices. She obtained specialized training and experience in neuropsychological evaluations at Bellevue Hospital Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornel Medical College, and a private practice in Manhattan. Dr. Johnston spent over a decade working in New York City before moving to the Boston area.