Dr. McGauley earned her Doctorate in Educational and Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University in 1998. She also holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a School and Community Psychology endorsement. She has worked full time as a school psychologist since 1997, evaluating children and providing consultation to teachers, parents, and administrators on child development, disabilities, and mental health. Additionally, she taught graduate level classes at Wayne State for over ten years. Dr. McGauley enjoys coaching volleyball at various levels and supporting adolescents in achieving their athletic and personal goals. Her passion is exploring the complexity and uniqueness of human development and assisting clients in examining the contextual factors that impact growth. Her practice is focused on supporting parents and other caregivers to make decisions and implement strategies to facilitate the optimal developmental path for their unique child as they navigate the complex behavioral and emotional challenges of life. Dr. McGauley is also highly skilled in working with young adults who may be struggling with transitions or having difficulty with major life decisions and identity development. She helps her clients set goals and implement change in their lives through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy and other evidence-based techniques.