Executive Coaching & Consulting
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Licensed Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Dr. Jamie Whitaker is a licensed psychologist and state and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. He
works with children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Whitaker specializes in psychological,
neuropsychological, and psychoeducational assessment. He has extensive experience in the evaluation
of neurocognitive, neurodevelopmental, and learning disorders, autism, ADHD, TBI, and epilepsy. He
also treats adolescents and adults experiencing anxiety and depression.
Prior to joining Mind Matters, Dr. Whitaker spent 12 years in the field of psychological test publishing
where he participated in the development of several widely used assessment tools. Most recently, he
was a project director for the development of the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities,
Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement, and Battelle Early Academic Survey (BEAS). Dr. Whitaker has
presented at state and national conferences on various topics, such as dyslexia assessment and
cognitive test interpretation. He is the co-author of several book chapters and journal articles focusing
on neuropsychological assessment, school reintegration for children with TBI, and school-based mental
health services. Earlier in his career, Dr. Whitaker served as an Adjunct Professor at Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine where he taught courses in personality development, psychometrics,
and psychological assessment.
Dr. Whitaker holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Kutztown University and
completed his doctoral training in School Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Whitaker spends as much time as possible with his wife, daughter, and very lovable
goldendoodle. When not thinking about or watching the Philadelphia Eagles, he enjoys visiting historical
places and going to the beach.