Orlando Neuropsychology and Counseling Center, LLC was formed in February 2011 by Kristan Olafsson, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, in response to the need in the community for combined assessment, treatment, and cognitive rehabilitation services for persons who have suffered brain injuries, and strokes. In addition, assessment and rehabilitation services are also useful in cases of dementia, cognitive dysfunction, learning disabilities, and ADHD.
Kristjan Olafsson, Ph.D.
Dr. Olafsson has been in the field of psychology for nearly 20 years, having completed practicums and an American Psychological Association pre-doctoral internship at Crownsville State Hospital in Maryland, with participation in a formal neuropsychology training program. Dr. Olafsson completed a forensic neuropsychology residency with Dr. Aaron Noonberg at the Osler Medical Center in Towson, Maryland. Dr. Olafsson also completed a year long externship at the Maryland General Hospital Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Center; he was employed as a school psychologist in Maryland and Florida; and the consulting neuropsychologist for the Halifax Hospital Traumatic Brain Injury team. He is in his 10th year of providing neuropsychological services in Florida with the Neuropsychological Assessment Service. Dr. Olafsson's hobbies include music, writing, and spending time with his wife and two children.
Rebecca T. Dargis, Ed.S, NCSP
Rebecca T. Dargis, Ed.S., NCSP attended the University of Central Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. After graduating, she furthered her studies at the University of Central Florida where she earned an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology. Rebecca is both certified and licensed in the state of Florida. She is also a nationally Certified School Psychologist. Rebecca has over 11 years of experience working with children and their families and is proficient in the evaluation of children and adolescents' academic and cognitive abilities as well as assessing the emotional and behavioral disorders that affect them. Rebecca is currently employed by Lake County School System where she conducts psychoeducational evaluations, consults with parents and teachers, and has served as a supervisor to school psychology interns. Rebecca has provided evaluations for a variety of issues including learning disabilities, mental deficiencies, developmental delays, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, gifted evaluations, and emotional/behavioral assessments. Rebecca is also a member of the Florida Association of School Psychologists. She enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, being outdoors and reading.
Faith Powers, Psy.D.Faith J. Powers, Psy.D. graduated with her Doctorate of
Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology in 2007. She completed her post-doctoral residency at
a community mental health facility in Florida in 2008 and is currently licensed
in the state of Florida. Dr. Powers has
experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in the individual and
group therapeutic format as well as in assessing children, adolescents, and
adults. Dr. Powers believes seeking
assistance is one of the bravest steps a person can take when faced with life's
difficulties. Her aim is to provide support
to the client throughout the therapeutic process. She offers evening and weekend appointments to help facilitate the treatment of her patients.
We will make every attempt to process all insurances. Sliding scale fees are available as well.
The Regions Bank Building
5401 S. Kirkman Road, Suite 680
Orlando, FL 32819
Mon - Fri: 9AM - 5PM
Sat: As scheduled