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Darris Ferguson, MA, LPA, HSP-PA


Darris Ferguson is a Licensed Psychological Associate who graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and obtained his Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. His area of specialty is in psychological assessment, with particular skill in diagnosing and treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, and anxiety disorders in children. He has also been trained in the administration of neuropsychological measures. In addition to conducting psychological evaluations, Mr. Ferguson enjoys providing individual therapy to children and adolescents, particularly those struggling with academic challenges, attentional impairment, behavioral difficulties, anxiety, and difficulty adjusting to environmental stressors. Additionally, he enjoys leading social skills training groups for children of all ages. Mr. Ferguson has participated in research examining possible contributing factors to the development of attention deficit disorders, such as father absence, maternal depression, and parenting style. He also holds experience working in multidisciplinary correctional mental health settings housing both adult, juvenile, and severely mentally ill offenders. A lifelong North Carolinian, Mr. Ferguson graduated salutatorian from West Caldwell High School in Lenoir, North Carolina.


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