Helping you find answers.

Helping your child reach their full potential.

Dr. Vilija Petrauskas provides comprehensive neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments for children and adolescents. In an assessment role, Dr. Petrauskas aims to clarify your child’s unique profile of strengths and challenges, with the goal of providing detailed recommendations to help support positive change.


Several assessment services are offered including neuropsychological, psychoeducational and gifted, all of which are geared towards evaluating an individual’s level of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning.

Dr. Petrauskas does not provide assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Training & Experience

Dr. Vilija Petrauskas is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (#2375), who maintains a practice in clinical neuropsychology.  She achieved board certification in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), and has also achieved subspecialty board certification in Pediatric Neuropsychology through ABPP.


She completed her graduate training and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Windsor. She completed her residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and also completed a 2-year APPCN accredited postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan.  While her training has included working with individuals across the lifespan in a variety of settings, Dr. Petrauskas’ main passion and current focus is on working with children and adolescents.


Previously a Senior Staff Neuropsychologist with the Henry Ford Health System, she is currently on staff at BC Children’s Hospital where she provides neuropsychological assessment for children referred from a variety of medical specialty clinics (e.g., Neurology, Solid Organ Transplant, Biochemical Diseases, Genetics).  


Through her private practice, Dr. Petrauskas sees children and adolescents primarily in an assessment context where she provides both neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments.



  • BSc (Biopsychology), University of British Columbia 2004

  • BSc (Honours, Psychology), University of Melbourne 2005

  • MA (Clinical Neuropsychology), University of Windsor 2008

  • PhD (Clinical Neuropsychology), University of Windsor 2014

  • Residency, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2014

  • Postdoctoral fellowship, University of Michigan (Dept of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) 2014 - 2015

  • Postdoctoral fellowship, Henry Ford Health System 2015 - 2017

  • Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan (#6301016168) 2015

  • Licensed Psychologist, British Columbia (#2375) 2018

  • Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology (American Board of Professional Psychology) 2019

  • Subspecialty Board Certification in Pediatric Neuropsychology (American Board of Professional Psychology) 2021



A psychoeducational assessment is a comprehensive evaluation that provides insight into your child/adolescent’s unique strengths and challenges for the purposes of educational planning.


A specialized evaluation that goes beyond a psychoeducational assessment to determine how a medical/neurological condition impacts cognitive functioning.  It also helps to guide educational or treatment planning.

Office Location

Dr Petrauskas provides assessments at:


Suite 600 - 1285 West Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
V6H 3X8

Hours of Operation

Dr Petrauskas provides assessments on Fridays from 8am – 5pm.

Contact Details

Phone: 604-733-7005 

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