Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Don Merriman
Dr. Merriman has over fifteen years of experience as a clinician working with a broad spectrum of students. Areas of special training and expertise include working with individuals with anxiety, depression, AD/HD, oppositional/defiant behavior, developmental disabilities, academic difficulties, peer related issues; providing parent training; and conducting psychoeducational and neuropsychological evaluations. He is extensively trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and has been integral in expanding and enhancing social-emotional curriculum at PQ through push-in programs throughout the grade levels. With regard to evaluations, Dr. Merriman is highly trained in a variety of psychological, neuropsychological, social/emotional, and educational assessment procedures. He has particular expertise in assessing learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, and AD/HD, and helping parents understand the unique learning needs of their child.