Dr. Maggie Wright, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Founder
Dr. Maggie Wright is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Louisville, KY, who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Wright founded The Wright Psychology and Learning Center in 2006 with a passion for helping children and teens reach their full potential.
Dr. Wright’s primary clinical interests revolve around the evaluation and treatment of learning and behavioral disorders such as Dyslexia, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Dr. Wright has received extensive training in the field of dyslexia by leading dyslexia expert, Susan Barton. In addition to her specialty in dyslexia , Dr. Wright enjoys working with children and adolescents who are considered to be Gifted/Talented. The unique needs of gifted children are often overlooked or not well understood. Dr. Wright has the knowledge and experience to help you guide your gifted child to reach their full potential. Dr. Wright has a special interest in children and adolescents who are both gifted and learning disabled. These individuals are often referred to as being “Twice Exceptional” for their unique combination of strengths and weaknesses.
While completing her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Wright worked for four years with children diagnosed along the Autism Spectrum as an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapist at Turning Point for Autism, Inc. Dr. Wright’s interest in ASD remains strong, and she provides evaluations for Autism Spectrum Disorder in her private practice. Additional professional experience includes working as a Licensed Psychologist/Director of Intake Services for Seven Counties Services/Acute Child Psychiatric Services, Youth Counselor for Maryhurst Children’s Home, and a Crisis Counselor for the Seven Counties Services Crisis and Information Center/Suicide Hotline.
After receiving a B.A. in Psychology in 1998 from Hanover College, Dr. Wright attended Spalding University where she received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology in 2001. Dr. Wright received her Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Spalding University in 2004. Dr. Wright completed her residency in clinical child/pediatric psychology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Bingham Child Guidance Center. Dr. Wright is a member of the American Psychological Association, Kentucky Psychological Association, and the International Dyslexia Association. She and her husband, Bryan, have three delightful children ages 10, 8 and almost 4. In her spare time Dr. Wright enjoys watching her children participate in sports and dance.