Dr. Gwen Fiske has worked with children with a variety of challenges for over 20 years. Although she is often asked whether she finds this career difficult or frustrating, her answer is always “No.” She finds working with her clients to be fascinating, challenging, and rewarding. She loves watching the children gain new skills and confidence in themselves. Dr. Fiske also enjoys working with families to increase their ability to understand and engage in positive interactions with their children.
As a clinician for the past 20 years Dr. Fiske has had extensive experience training and supervising teams of clinicians working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), developmental disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), social challenges, anxiety, and learning disabilities. She has provided expert advice for Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings between school districts and parents. In order to determine levels of functioning and to appropriately create individualized treatment plans for her clients, Dr. Fiske has experience administering developmental and educational assessments.
Over the years, Dr. Fiske has learned that all of her clients respond uniquely to intervention. In order to provide the best intervention, she has learned about many different approaches. As Dr. Fiske meets each new client, she works to develop an individualized treatment plan, rooted in evidence-based intervention, that meets his or her unique needs.