Welcome to The Center for Child and Family Development

We serve children between 2 ½ and 17 years of age

We are a practice of pediatric neuropsychologists offering comprehensive diagnostic neuropsychological and psychological assessment for children. We evaluate children to diagnose: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Developmental Delays, Communication Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Behavioral Concerns, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. We also offer testing and evaluation for giftedness in children.

What Makes Us Different
Personalized, Family-Centered Care

Our doctors see a limited number of patients each week so that they are able to provide personalized care to your child and your family. Communication with key caregivers in your child’s life allows our doctors to make comprehensive, customized treatment recommendations.

Community Connections

Dr. Cavenagh has lived in Las Vegas for over 20 years and is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. All our doctors share a deep commitment to Southern Nevada and have well-established connections with other healthcare providers, educators, and parent-support organizations.

Our Team
The Center For Child and Family Development
Nicole Ann Cavenagh, Ph.D.

Dr. Cavenagh is an award-winning psychologist with an outstanding reputation in Southern Nevada and beyond.

The Center For Child and Family Development
Mary M. Poon, PsyD

Mary M. Poon, PsyD obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.