Meet The Specialists
Dr. Nina Goudis is the Director of the Autism and Developmental Disorders Clinic at Susan Myket, Ph.D. & Associates. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with various developmental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Her specific areas of expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, as well as various emotional and behavioral disorders.
Dr. Goudis completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology at North Shore Pediatric Therapy. Her Pre-Doctoral Internship was in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Track at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH), an Autism Treatment Network site. At NCH, Dr. Goudis provided comprehensive assessment and intervention for youth with varying intellectual and developmental difficulties. She was also part of six clinical specialty rotations; Neurodevelopmental, Down Syndrome/Developmental Disabilities, Feeding, Bowel Management and Rural Outreach Clinics, as well as a rotation through a residential care facility for nonambulatory children and adults with multiple developmental disabilities.
Prior to this, Dr. Goudis conducted psychological assessments of children in the Attention, Learning, and Behavior Clinic and Developmental Disabilities Clinic at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Pediatric Developmental Center. She also provided intensive behavior therapy to youth with a broad range of developmental, learning, and behavioral challenges. Dr. Goudis has also spent time evaluating children in a therapeutic day school, and has presented results of testing in district staff meetings to help determine a child’s eligibility for special education services. Furthermore, she has experience providing individual, family, and group therapy in a community mental health center.
Dr. Goudis’ past research experiences have included projects involving youth with spina bifida, underserved and urban child populations, and Parent-Child Interactive Therapy. Her doctoral dissertation examined the statistical properties and clinical utility of the Children’s Category Test Level 1; a neuropsychological assessment used to assess brain injury in child populations.
Dr. Goudis has spent time volunteering in an art program for adults with severe mental illness and developmental disabilities, and has also raised funds for Autism Speaks.