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Dr. Susan Ashley (psychology - author)

Susan Ashley, Ph.D.
Verdugo Hills High School Class of 1978

Dr. Susan Ashley, Ph.D is a two time author with two best selling books on the market in child psychology: The ADD & ADHD Answer Book: The Top 275 Questions Parents Ask and The Asperger's Answer Book: The Top 300 Questions Parents Ask. She has been featured in numerous radio shows and magazines and will be appearing on PBS in June, 2007.

Dr. Susan Ashley is the founder and director of Ashley Children's Psychology Center. A graduate of UCLA and California School of Professional Psychology, she has over 20 years of education, training and experience working with children and families.

As a licensed psychologist Dr. Ashley provides diagnosis, testing and treatment in a variety of settings, including outpatient, inpatient, Family and Dependency court, and in the adult and juvenile justice system. She is on the expert witness panel for Ventura County Superior Court. She is a member of California Psychological Association, Ventura County Psychological Association and a CHADD.

Years of expertise and continued training places Dr. Ashley in high regard with other professionals. She is frequently called upon to provide expert consultation to the courts, lawyers, teachers, schools, businesses, psychiatrists and psychologists.

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Special thanks to Stan Steinberg for his assistance with this profile.