Denise Verones, Ph.D. — Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Verones received her Ph.D. from Loyola University of Chicago. She did her doctoral training at Devereux Foundation in Devon, Pennsylvania. She then went on to work as an assistant professor at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. She was employed as a pediatric psychologist at Nemour’s Children’s Clinic in Jacksonville for ten years before starting her own practice in Palm Coast.
Dr. Verones treats adults, children and adolescents. She does psychological testing for ADHD, learning disabilities, and personality assessments. Her theoretical orientation is psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral. She treats patients with PTSD, depression, anxiety, and chronic medical problems. She also has ten years of experience working with children with chronic medical conditions. She has 20 years of experience conducting ADHD evaluations, and has given many lectures on this topic. She was the principal investigator for Nemours in a study conducted by a drug company, studying a new formulation of ADHD medication.
Dr. Verones is able to perform child custody evaluations, and does some work for the state of Florida for the Community Partnership for Children. She has recently begun a new endeavor doing psychological evaluations for a law office specializing in immigration law. Dr. Verones has completed the training and is qualified to conduct evaluations for criminal courts, including competence to proceed (competence to stand trial) evaluations and mental state at the time of offense ("sanity") evaluations.