Magyar Psychological Services, LLC provides assessment and treatment services to adolescents and adults with autism spectrum and related conditions including individuals with autism who have 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 30 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, including 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, training, and research 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 on-line/distance learning 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 validating tests used to assess emotional problems (anxiety, depression) in youth with ASD, ASD in children with Down syndrome, and impairments in personal and social self-sufficiency (adaptive) skills. Her research team includes Dr. Vincent Pandolfi, Associate Professor, Psychology Department, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Dr. Charles Dill, Professor, Clinical Psychology Program, Hofstra University. Their research is published in international and national professional journals and informs the practice of professionals serving individuals with ASD and other developmental conditions.
In addition to her current clinical practice and research, Dr. Magyar provides consultation to school districts, developmental agencies, and other behavioral health professionals to assist them in providing evidence-based programs or services to assist individuals with ASD and other developmental conditions. If you or someone you know is interested in consultation, please contact Dr. Magyar at the information provided on this website.