Florida Psychological Specialists, LLC
Providing child and family psychological services, expert legal consultation, clinical consultation, clinical supervision, and training.
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Florida Psychological Specialists, LLC

Parenting is one of the most rewarding, yet often challenging, experiences in life. Florida Psychological Specialists offers child and family services, including evaluation, treatment, training, and consultation to provide diagnostic clarification, recommendations, and services to support families and community partners in navigating some of these challenges.

Welcome

Welcome to Florida Psychological Specialists, LLC, providing expert legal and clinical consultation, training, and clinical services related to areas of specialization including child and family psychological services; pediatric psychological, cognitive/neuropsychological, and neurodevelopmental evaluation; adult evaluation; child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy; couples/marital therapy; family therapy; and behavioral planning and parenting support. 
 


Practice Profile
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Florida Psychological Specialists, LLC is a private practice located in Satellite Beach in Brevard County, Florida. Dr. Mari Bennett, Licensed Psychologist, has extensive experience providing comprehensive, specialized consulting expert and clinical consultative services, clinical supervision, and training. 
Dr. Bennett specializes in child and familiy services, including pediatric evaluation and diagnosis related to psychological, neurodevelopmental, and neuropsychological concerns. She has considerable experience providing evaluation and treatment for children and families with maltreatment and trauma histories and has taught Child Advocacy courses for many years. Dr. Bennett maintains active, collaborative relationships with community partners, further enhancing the quality of evaluations, treatment efficacy, and coordination of care.
Dr. Bennett provides expert legal and clinical consultation, training and clinical supervision, and psychological evalution and treatment through Florida Psychological Specialists. Please call
321-426-0244 to inquire about services.
Dr. Mari B. Bennett
Licensed Psychologist
Demara ("Mari") B. Bennett, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, established Florida Psychological Specialists, LLC in her hometown of Satellite Beach, Florida. Dr. Bennett has extensive experience providing psychological and neuropsychological evaluation across the lifespan and specializes in the assessment and differential diagnosis of children from infancy through adolescence.  Dr. Bennett returned to the area to establish Florida Psychological Specialists in 2007 after maintaining a busy practice for many years as a child psychologist in northern Wisconsin and providing psychological services for Florida State University's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and FIRST WORDS Project. She is an Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology with Florida Institute of Technology where she is the Director of the Family Learning Program and teaches both Child Advocacy courses.

Dr. Bennett earned her Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization degree from the Florida Institute of Technology in 1994 and has practiced as a Licensed Psychologist for over 25 years. Professional Interests include child and family psychology with specialization in differential diagnosis of pediatric mental health concerns, pediatric neuropsychology, and child maltreatment and trauma.  Dr. Bennett has extensive experience providing clinical supervision and training for predoctoral, masters-level, and postdoctoral trainees; expert legal consultation; and clinical consultation within multidisciplinary teams for community agencies.

Services

Florida Psychological Specialists, LLC offers expert legal consultation, clinical supervision, training, and child and family psychological services. Services are provided with great attention to quality and integrity.

Expert Legal Consultation
Dr. Bennett provides expert legal consultation for attorneys and law firms related to areas of specialization including child maltreatment and trauma, child development and mental health, and family law.

Psychological Services
Clinical services include pediatric evaluation and diagnosis for a broad range of behavioral, mood, tauma/anxiety, cognitive/neuropsychological, and developmental concerns, including the following:

       Specific Learning Disorders - including Dyslexia
       Giftedness
       Intellectual Disability
       Autism Spectrum Disorder
       Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
       Mood Disorders
       Anxiety Disorders
       Trauma-Related Disorders
       Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Family treatment services include couples/marital therapy and family therapy.

Professional Training
Dr. Bennett offers clinical consultation for providers and agencies. Contracted consultative services include training, program development, and clinical evaluation within multidisciplinary teams. Dr. Bennett provides ongoing consultation for behavioral health agencies and other institutions in the area of child maltreatment, child development (including Autism Spectrum Disorders) and other pediatric evaluation and treatment services. 

Clinical Supervision
Dr. Bennett contracts with mental health providers, treatment agencies, and graduate training programs to provide clinical supervision and assistance with program development. Dr. Bennett is designated as a Qualified Supervisor in the State of Florida.

Presentations
Dr. Bennett provides presentations related to areas of specialization. Dr. Bennett has presented across the country on topics related to child maltreatment, neurodevelopmental disorders, pediatric diagnoses, parent/child relationships, and child advocacy.

CONTACT US
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Phone: 321-426-0244
www.flpsychspecialists.com
office@flpsychspecialists.com
drmari@flpsychspecialists.com