Dr. Hileman is a Registered Psychology Associate in the State of Maryland who specializes in individual, family, and group psychotherapy with children and adolescents with a wide range of behavioral, social, and emotional challenges. She completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Adler University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Hileman completed her predoctoral internship at the John L. Gildner Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents (JLG-RICA), where she received advanced training in comprehensive psychoeducational assessment and evidence-based psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and their families. In her clinical work, Dr. Hileman specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, depression, anxiety, oppositional behaviors and academic/school related difficulties. Dr. Hileman utilizes a multidisciplinary, integrated approach to both assessment and treatment. She employs evidence-based techniques, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. In addition, Dr. Hileman provides parent education and works collaboratively with families to provide caregivers with support and skills to assist in their child’s treatment. She has experience conducting school consultation that assists teachers, parents, and administrators to help improve students’ learning experiences.
With regard to psychological assessment, Dr. Hileman specializes in providing comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations that include measuring cognitive, academic, social-emotional, memory, attention, and other neuropsychological abilities. Dr. Hileman’s psychoeducational and neuropsychological assessments include tailored recommendations that are discussed shortly after the assessment and come with a comprehensive report that is written with parents, future mental health care providers, and schools in mind. Dr. Hileman has worked with teachers/schools throughout her training to create Individualized Education Plans (IEP). Dr. Hileman is trained and certified on the ADOS-2 and has ample experience diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities in young children.
Dr. Hileman is an active member of the following Professional Organizations:
• American Psychological Association
• Maryland Psychological Association
• Division 53: Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
Locations: Gaithersburg, Frederick, Germantown
Dr. Hileman can be contacted at DrHileman@QOpsych.com.