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Your Child is in Great Hands

Dr. Megan Kavanagh and the NSCN team are highly reviewed, committed, professional Child Neuropsychologists serving towns all over the North Shore in Massachusetts, including Marblehead, Swampscott, Salem, Beverly, Manchester, Newburyport, and the Greater Boston area.

Does your child have a particular life and or learning obstacle that they are trying to overcome? Sometimes, seeking help from a licensed expert is the best way to put things into perspective. Your child's mental health and well-being are our number one priority. We offer all patients the attention and care they deserve and have all the tools and expertise to help get your child ahead with any obstacle they are facing.

Why A Child Psychologist

According to the American Psychological Association, “Psychologists help people of all ages live happier, healthier and more productive lives.” Through the use of various psychotherapy methods and collaborative treatment measures, our patients develop life-changing habits to help them cope with all of life’s various obstacles. At North Shore Children’s Neuropsychology, our childhood assessment and treatment sessions are designed to unravel painful issues and provide your child with effective tools to help them see the glass half full instead of half empty.

North Shore Children's Center for Neuropsychology | Services include comprehensive neuropsychological and developmental assessments, IQ and educational testing, therapy, consultations, and trainings across the North Shore, MA including Marblehead, Beverly, Swampscott, Salem, Manchester, Newburyport and the Greater Boston area.

Why Choose North Shore Children's Center for Neuropsychology

  • Multiple office locations for convenient patient travel


  • Specialty in early childhood assessment, as young as age 2


  • A strengths-based approach focusing on skills and providing positive, concrete recommendations for “next steps”


  • Specialized assessment options for a variety of referral questions including but not limited to: 

    • Cognition and behavior

    • Learning style assessments to maximize your child's potential in the classroom

    • IQ testing and placement testing for private school entrance

    • Personality assessments for those primarily struggling with social-emotional regulation

    • Neuropsychological screeners to identify areas of strength and potential vulnerabilities that may require follow-up

Services & Specialties

Child Assessments & Treatments

Here For You and Your Child

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Academic Achievement

  • Placement Testing

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Executive Functioning

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Developmental and Intellectual Delays

  • Mood Disorders such as Depression and Anxiety

  • Social and Emotional Functioning

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Clinical Child Specialties

Quality, Personalized Care

  • Comprehensive Neuropsychological Assessment

  • Comprehensive Neurodevelopmental Assessment

  • Executive Functioning Assessment

  • Personality / Social-Emotional Assessment

  • Academic /Educational Assessment

  • Autism Evaluation

  • IQ Testing

  • Learning Style Evaluation

  • Cognitive / Neuropsych Screening

  • Play Therapy

  • Cognitive Therapy

  • Positive Psychology


At North Shore Children’s Neuropsychology, your child's mental health and well-being are important to us. We love helping patients develop the skills they need to cope with all of life’s challenges, and we get great satisfaction from seeing them maximize their potential. Contact us today to see how we can help your child and let’s discuss the wide range of services at your disposal.

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