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Linda A. Wilmshurst Elon University, USA

Linda Wimshurst, PhD, ABPP, received her BA and MA in Psychology from the University of Windsor and her PhD from the University of Toronto. Linda is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (ABPP) and is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed School Psychologist in Florida, and has previously held licenses in Ontario, Canada, Texas and North Carolina.  For the past 10 years, prior to coming to the Center for Psychology, Dr. Wilmshurst was a Professor in the Psychology Department at Elon University, in Elon, NC where she taught courses in child and adult psychopathology, and was involved in the supervision of student internships and mentoring undergraduate research, primarily in areas related to resiliency, self-perceptions, and well-being in college students with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder. Dr. Wilmshurst has authored a number of textbooks (Clinical and Educational Child Psychology; Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology; Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook) and she has also co-authored a several books with Capella University colleague Dr. Alan Brue, including: A Parent’s Guide to Special Education;  The Complete Guide to Special Education; and Essentials of Intellectual Disability Assessment and Identification. Dr. Wilmshurst has worked in the public school systems and mental health facilities, internationally.  Linda has published articles in scholarly journals concerning programs for children and youth with severe behavior problems and university students struggling with ADHD. She currently works as a psychologist for the Center for Psychology in Fort Myers, Florida and she also continues to teach graduate student psychology courses on-line for Capella University.