MEET DR. EMILY LANGFORD
Dr. Emily Langford Psy.D.
Dr. Emily Langford Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist who has resided in metro Atlanta for the past 20 years, where her commitment and passion for working with children and their families has continued to grow. Dr. Langford’s clinical training is child-focused assessment with an emphasis in working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Beyond this specific interest, her previous training experiences have allowed her to develop knowledge surrounding assessment as well as individual and group intervention for children and adolescents.
Dr. Langford received her Doctor of Psychology degree from the American Psychological Association (APA) accredited Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, MD where she specialized in providing brief interventions to medically complex individuals, conducting evidence-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents with a range of psychological disorders, and administering neurodevelopmental and psychoeducational assessments.
Following internship, Dr. Langford returned to Georgia to complete her post-doctoral training here at Georgia Autism Center, where she had previously received training when completing her doctoral degree. Her training allowed her to gain experience in conducting comprehensive neurodevelopmental evaluations, psychoeducational evaluations, and Social Security Disability evaluations. She has also been trained in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) and had the opportunity to continue to administer the ADOS-2 through her post-doctoral training.
Dr. Langford began as a member of the GAC team as practicum student in 2018. Through her years at GAC, Dr. Langford’s passion for her work and the families she sees has led her to join the practice as a licensed psychologist. The assessment process can come with uncertainty but also hope for the future, and Dr. Langford’s goal is to foster that hope and provide families with support and guidance through the various stages of the assessment process. Dr. Langford believes in a collaborative process and works with families to ensure the best possible success and future for their children.