Dr. Jessica Garcia
Dr. Jessica Garcia is a Board Certified Child and Adolescent (ABPP) Psychologist who has been with PPA since 2007. She is licensed in Florida and specializes in the assessment of learning and attentional difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, emotional challenges, and behavioral problems in children and adolescents. She conducts comprehensive neuropsychological, psychoeducational, developmental, and gifted evaluations with children and adolescents to guide treatment and intervention. She also conducts psychological and neuropsychological evaluations with adults with neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental concerns. Dr. Garcia regularly provides community and professional presentations on a variety of specialty topics.
Dr. Garcia completed her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University with a specialization in Neuropsychology. Her predoctoral internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital focused on the assessment of children and adolescents with a variety of neurological disorders. Dr. Garcia completed a post-doctoral residency with Nova Southeastern University’s School Psychology Assessment and Consultation Center. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies, where she teaches Child and Adolescent Neuropsychology for advanced graduate students. She is a member of the Florida Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Garcia conducts evaluations and consultations in the Aventura and Weston offices.