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
Dr Petrauskas provides assessments at:
Suite 600 - 1285 West Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Hours of Operation
Dr Petrauskas provides assessments on Fridays from 8am – 5pm.
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