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Welcome to Park Ridge Psychological Services


Dedicated to serving children and families from an
integrative and innovative perspective.

book coverDesperately Seeking Parents

by Dathan A. Paterno, Psy.D.

Why Your Child Needs a Parent in Charge
and How to Become One

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Park Ridge Psychological Services provides the following services:


  • Individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Family therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Yoga therapy
  • Couples counseling/therapy
  • Pre-marital counseling/therapy
  • Group psychotherapy for adolescents and adults


  • Psychological testing
  • Parent Evaluation for Adoption
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder Evaluations
  • Pre-marital assessment
  • Learning Disability evaluations for children and adults
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s Assessment
  • Cognitive evaluations (IQ Testing)


  • Parent Training seminars
  • Review of prior and current psychiatric treatment
  • Psychotropic Drug Withdrawal planning (including consultation with prescribing physician)
  • Review of previous assessments