Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), (2015)

Fellowship, University of Southern California (USC) University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)

University of Denver (2013)

Doctorate, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology

University of Denver (2011)

Master’s, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology

George Washington University (2006)

Bachelor’s

Natalie Gart, Psy.D. 

natalie.gart@birchpsychology.com | 303.834.1026 ext. 6

Dr. Gart is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in working with young children and their families.  Dr. Gart works with children with developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, medical challenges, difficulties with attachment, behavioral concerns, have experienced trauma and/or are having a hard time adjusting to a change.  Dr. Gart completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).  Her family centered approach allows her to collaboratively develop an understanding of each child and family’s need in order to create individually tailored and culturally sensitive treatment plans. Dr. Gart specializes in providing dyadic (caregiver and child together), relationship and play based interventions focused on increasing parents’ understand their child’s emotional experience, their ability to respond effectively to their child’s cues and to feel more empowered to advocate for their child. Specific evidence based training and experience includes: Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Crisis Oriented Recovery Services (CORS), DIR/Floortime, Managing and Adapting Practice (MAP), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (TF-CBT). Dr. Gart is also experienced in providing comprehensive psycho-diagnostic assessments for children ages 0-18, including developmental, autism, social/emotional, cognitive and academic assessments.

Prior to her fellowship training, Dr. Gart completed her predoctoral internship at St. John’s Child and Family Development Center in Santa Monica, California where Dr. Gart also gained experience working directly in pre-school classrooms, consulting with teachers and helping parents navigate early intervention and academic systems. Dr. Gart received her doctorate and masters degree in Clinical Psychology at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at University of Denver. Dr. Gart can be reached at natalie.gart@birchpsychology.com and 303.834.1026 ext. 6.