Hi, My name is Sarika Garga and I specialize in conducting comprehensive Psychological,
Psycho-Educational and Developmental Assessments. I perform evaluations
that focus on Learning Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
and Behavioral Problems.
I also provide Therapy for Children, Adolescents, Adults and Families along
with "Parent Support & Training" and Academic consultation. I have
extensive experience in attending IEP & MDT Meetings and making Recommendations
for Special Education, IEPIndividualized
Education Program developed by school to meet specific requirements of children.
and 504 planDocument
specifying reasonable accommodations made by school to help children with disabilities..
During the sessions, I explain the evaluation findings and recommendations to parents
and professionals in a non-technical & easily understood language. I address behavioral
difficulties in children with an integrated behavioral/family focused approach.
I enjoy working with school age children and young adults.
I am currently credentialed as a "Licensed Clinical Psychologist" in VA and as "Licensed
Psychologist" in Washington DC. I completed my Doctorate in Psychology
(Ph.D.) with a Master's degree in Psychology (MA), and a Masters in Philosophy
During the course of my career, I conducted research on Women in Traditional and
Non-traditional Careers, Visually Handicapped Adolescent Girls, Early
Interventions for Pre-school Aged Children, their parents and teachers
. During my post-doctoral work, I worked with Washington DC Public Schools children
from pre-school to senior high school age, dealing with Developmental Issues, Educational
Difficulties and Emotional and Behavioral Challenges.