Dr. Jennifer Foster is a licensed psychologist in Georgia and Florida and has been in practice for fifteen years. After working at Brookwood Hills Psychological Associates for the past 8 years, Dr. Foster is partnering with longtime colleague and friend, Corbin Feroleto, Ph.D. to found The Atlanta Psychology Group with the goal of continuing to provide comprehensive services to children and families.
Dr. Foster primarily focuses on evaluation of developmental learning disabilities such as dyslexia, ADHD, processing issues, and behavioral/social issues in children and adolescents. She prefers to collaborate with teachers and parents to develop and implement treatment plans that will maximize a child’s academic and social success. Dr. Foster also sees a small number of families for consultation on issues related to behavior management, parenting, and school consultations.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Foster has been a lecturer at Georgia State University, consultant for foundations that focus on children and families, a staff school psychologist, child forensic evaluator, and a guest speaker at schools on a variety of topics (effective parenting, family stress management, executive functioning, etc.). Her research interests include child and adolescent development, child maltreatment, and after-school program development.
Dr. Foster earned a Bachelor’s degree at The University of Georgia, received a Masters degree in Psychology at Georgia State University and was the first student to earn a joint doctoral degree in both Clinical and Community Psychology at Georgia State University. She completed an internship and fellowship at The University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development.
Areas of expertise include but are not limited to:
- Learning Disorders
- Language Disorders
- Attentional Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Tic Disorders
- High Functioning Autism
- Premature delivery
- Genetic disorders
- Chronic Illness (e.g. Cystic Fibrosis, MS, Cancers)
- Difficulties at school or behavioral problems for which a cause has not been identified