Meet Our Founder and President


Dr. Marie Cheour Gordon, PhD. is the president of Zenith Psychological Services. She’s the mother of a special needs child and a Florida-licensed psychologist. Dr. Cheour received her Ph.D. in psychology approximately 20 years ago. Over the years, she has worked both as a college professor, educating future clinical psychologists, and as a clinical psychologist specialized in neuropsychology. At Zenith, Dr. Cheour Gordon provides assessment services, works as a behavioral analyst providing ABA therapy for children and adults, and gives individual and group therapy for depression, anxiety, etc. People touched by Autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, dyslexia, and intellectual disabilities are especially dear to her. Dr. Cheour Gordon offers her services in English and Finnish and she will gladly meet you at your location or in our office.

Dr. Marie Cheour Gordon, PhD, licensed psychologist, lead analyst(Ph.D)

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Behavioral Analysts


Dr. Amber Lazarus, PhD.

Dr. Amber Lazarus, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, who received her degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and completed her post-doctorate training at the Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders in Coconut Creek, Florida. She has experience and enjoys working with individuals across all age groups from toddlers to seniors. Special clinical interests include performing psychological assessments, behavioral assessments and group therapy (e.g. Mindfulness and support groups for parents). Dr. Lazarus also provides individual therapy and specializes in anxiety, depression and mood disorders, eating disorders, adjustment difficulties and stress management. She is also working as a behavior analyst and giving ABA therapy for people with autism and ADHD.

Dr. Marie Cheour Gordon, PhD.

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Psychologists


Dr. Marie Cheour Gordon, PhD.

Dr. Marie Cheour Gordon, PhD. is the president of Zenith Psychological Services. She’s the mother of a special needs child and a Florida-licensed psychologist. Dr. Cheour received her Ph.D. in psychology approximately 20 years ago. Over the years, she has worked both as a college professor, educating future clinical psychologists, and as a clinical psychologist specialized in neuropsychology. At Zenith, Dr. Cheour Gordon provides assessment services, works as a behavioral analyst providing ABA therapy for children and adults, and gives individual and group therapy for depression, anxiety, etc. People touched by Autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, dyslexia, and intellectual disabilities are especially dear to her. Dr. Cheour Gordon offers her services in English and Finnish and she will gladly meet you at your location or in our office.

Dr. Amber Lazarus, PhD.

Dr. Amber Lazarus, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, who received her degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and completed her post-doctorate training at the Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders in Coconut Creek, Florida. She has experience and enjoys working with individuals across all age groups from toddlers to seniors. Special clinical interests include performing psychological assessments, behavioral assessments and group therapy (e.g. Mindfulness and support groups for parents). Dr. Lazarus also provides individual therapy and specializes in anxiety, depression and mood disorders, eating disorders, adjustment difficulties and stress management. She is also working as a behavior analyst and giving ABA therapy for people with autism and ADHD.

Counselors


Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analysts


Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT)

THERAPISTS

Speech Therapists


Dr. Julianne Freiwald

Dr. Julianne Freiwald, SLP.D., is a Florida licensed Doctor of Speech and Language Pathologist. She has over 30-years of experience providing assessments and therapy for individuals that have challenges in literacy, speech, and language skills regardless of their age and disabilities. Dr. Julie, as her patients like to call her, can meet you in our office or in your home.

MEDICAL DOCTORS

Dr. Horatio Gordon

Medical Doctor

Dr. Horatio Gordon, a FL-licensed medical doctor, received his medical degree approximately 20 years ago. He is highly experienced working with children and adults alike. He is available for home and office visits when the idea of spending the whole day in an emergency room does not appeal to you or when your special needs child would rather see a doctor at home instead of an office.

Why Choose Us

EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENTS


All the methods that we employ have been carefully tested by a number of scientific studies and have been shown to be effective in treating various mental problems.


EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONALISM


All of our therapists are licensed and have a Ph.D. or Psy.D.in Psychology, the highest level of education in the field. In addition, they are often certified in various areas such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, or neuropsychology.


GROWTH


We are passionate about lifelong learning and are committed to constantly improving our skills to serve you in the best way we can. Our aim is to make you happy.


CONFIDENTIALITY


Confidentiality, privacy and trust are integral parts of our approach. We do not share personal information with anyone unless we have your consent to do so.