About the Speaker:
Benjamin Goodlett earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Wayne State University, and he is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Metabolism Clinic, Division of Genetics and Genomics, at Boston Children’s Hospital. He provides neuropsychological assessments to children and adolescents with metabolic disorders to monitor cognitive functioning, assist educational planning, and provide concrete recommendations for families. Ben also provides psychotherapy to children and adults with impacted by metabolic disorders with a focus on family functioning, adherence to medically necessary behaviors, and finding an identity beyond diagnosis. His passion is helping families balance medical needs with everyday life.