Dr. Lauren Worrall is a licensed clinical psychologist with a primary focus on neuropsychological and psychological assessment. She received her B.A. in psychology from Hamilton College and her doctoral degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She completed post-doctoral training in neuropsychology at the Neurodevelopmental Center at The Mass General Hospital for Children (at North Shore Medical Center). She also worked at Franciscan Children’s Hospital in the Boston area focusing on psychological and neuropsychological assessment, and providing therapy for students in the Boston public schools.
Dr. Worrall was the psychologist at Eton Academy in Birmingham, Michigan from 2010 to 2016. Eton Academy is a school that serves intelligent and creative students with learning differences. This unique experience at Eton Academy gives Dr. Worrall a very specialized lens to understand students who are struggling in school, as well as socially and emotionally. She has a passion for understanding students’ learning profiles, and believes that all children are capable and passionate, all with unique and important strengths.
Dr. Worrall worked at a number of therapeutic day schools in Chicago, Boston, and New York throughout her college and graduate school career. She began working with children and adolescents in 1999 at one of the oldest and most respected autism treatment centers in the country, the New England Center for Children in Boston. She also has experience at inpatient psychiatric hospitals, hospital emergency rooms, hospital outpatient clinics, and residential programs, serving students with learning, behavior, and social and emotional challenges and disabilities. Prior to working at Eton Academy, Dr. Worrall worked in Grand Rapids at the Hope Network Center for Autism, assessing students for autism spectrum disorders. This program also included residential and school components, where she provided assessment and treatment services for children and adolescents with cognitive impairments and brain injuries. Dr. Worrall also has experience working with adult populations.