Dr. Biesman specializes in assessing and treating children, adolescents, and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism, ADHD, and learning differences and associated social-emotional and educational challenges. She works closely with families and specifically conducts comprehensive child, adolescent and adult neuropsychological and forensic evaluations. Additionally, she offers neurodevelopmental assessments and works extensively with parents in formulating treatment plans and early intervention programs for children ages 0-5.
Engaging in play therapy with children specifically using DIR/Floortime approaches and other traditional psychotherapy models with adolescents, adults, and family systems is one of Dr. Biesman’s specialties. She incorporates Mindful Awareness practices, Digital Detoxification oversight, cognitive-behavioral strategies, and executive functioning skills training as a few examples of her therapy offerings.
Dr. Biesman supervises graduate students in Post-Doctoral positions, conducts school and home observations, provides guidance regarding educational placement, and attends IEP meetings and due process hearings as needed. She developed a High School and College Mentor program to train selected students in working with and coaching children in social interactions in their natural environments. She has lectured and consulted on a variety of child development and parenting issues.
Dr. Biesman provides expert testimony and has been involved in complex legal cases for those who have suffered a birth injury, traumatic brain injury, and/or concussion as examples. She has served as a Qualified Medical Expert for the Social Security Administration and has conducted Independent Medical Evaluations for adults seeking disability benefits.