Magyar Psychological Services, LLC provides assessment and treatment services to adolescents and adults with autism spectrum and related conditions including individuals with autism and mental health conditions.
Magyar Psychological Services, LLC is owned by Dr. Caroline Magyar. Dr. Magyar is a licensed psychologist and a licensed board certified behavior analyst. Dr. Magyar has over 25 years of experience assessing and treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental conditions. She has held clinical, teaching, administrative, and research positions throughout her career. Dr. Magyar held a faculty position in the Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics division and the University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Rochester. During her 17-year tenure at the university, Dr. Magyar spearheaded the development of several service and training programs in ASD including:
- A community-based consultation program that assisted school districts in the finger lakes region
to develop school-based ASD programs and services;
- An Applied Behavior Analysis program focused on preparing teachers, school psychologists, and
other professionals for evidence-based ASD treatment;
- A federally-funded training program for practicing professionals focused on evidence-based
practices in ASD;
- The Assessment & Records Core of the University of Rochester’s STAART Center, a federally-
funded research center focused on ASD treatment.
Dr. Magyar’s research focuses on the evidence-based assessment of emotional problems (anxiety, depression) in youth with autism spectrum disorder and the assessment of autism in children with Down syndrome. Her research team includes Dr. Vincent Pandolfi, Associate Professor, Psychology Department, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Dr. Charles Dill, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Program, Hofstra University. Their research is published in international and national professional journals.
In addition to her clinical, teaching, administrative, and research activities, Dr. Magyar consults to school districts and developmental agencies to assist them in developing programs designed to support students with autism spectrum disorder using evidence-based practices. If you or someone you know is interested in program development, please contact Dr. Magyar.