Savannah Psychological Specialists, LLC
Walter B. Branch, Ph.D.
1980 Chatham Parkway, Suite 701

Savannah, Georgia 31405

Office (912)777-5761
Fax (912) 777-5762

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Walter Branch,

Welcome to the website of Dr. Walter Branch, licensed psychologist.  The office is located at 1980 Chatham Parkway, Suite 701, which is the approximate geographic center of Chatham County, Georgia.
I specialize in diagnostic evaluations (psychological testing), particulaly testing for ADHD.  I do not have
openings for therapy patints.  I accept all major insurance and managed care entities, with the exception of Humana and Coventry.  Copays, deductables and any out-of-pocket
expenses can be paid with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and checks.

Office hours are:
Monday - Thursday, 9 - 1; 4 - 6

Walter B. Branch, Ph.D. has been a licensed psychologist in Georgia since 1991. He obtained a
B.S. in Psychology from Georgia Southern College in 1983, an M.A. in Psychology from Georgia
Southern College in 1985, and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The University of
Georgia in 1991. He completed a Clinical Internship at the Medical College of  Georgia (MCG)
in the Department of Pediatric Neurology and the Richmond County public school system. After
two years as a School Psychologist with the Richmond County Board of Education, he joined
Coastal Psychology in Savannah, GA in 1993. Dr. Branch also served for one year as a school
psychologist with the Effingham County public school system. He remained at Coastal Psychology
until December 2013 at which time he formed Savannah Psychological Specialists, LLC.

Dr. Branch specializes in diagnostic assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, with an
emphasis on ADHD.  He has conducted in-service training workshops for the
Chatham County Department of Family and Children Services and the  Richmond County Board
of Education.  He has assisted local Head Start teachers in the identification of children with
potential psychological problems.

Dr. Branch has published the following articles in professional journals, textbook and paper

Branch, W. B., Cohen, M. J., & Hynd, G. W. (1995). Academic Achievement, and Attention
Deficit/Hyperactivity in Left and Right Hemisphere Learning Disabled Children. Journal of
Learning Disabilities, 28, 35-43.

Branch, W. B., Cohen, M. J., & Hynd, G. W. (1994). Receptive Prosody in Children with Left and 

Right Hemisphere Neuropsychological Dysfunction. Brain and Language, 47, 171-181.

Cohen, M. J., Branch, W. B., McKie, V. C., Adams, R. J., (1994). Neuropsychological impairment
in children with sickle cell anemia and cerebrovascular accidents. Clinic Pediatrics,
September, 517-524.

Cohen, M. J., Branch, W. B., Willis, W. G., Weyandt, L. L, & Hynd, G. W. (1992). Issues in 
childhood neuropsychological assessment. In A. E. Puente & R. J. McCaffrey (Eds.), Handbook
of neuropsychological assessment: A biopsychosocial perspective. New York: Plenum.

Branch, W. B., Cohen, M. J., & Hynd, G. W. (1992, February). Receptive Prosody, Academic
Achievement, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity in Left and Right Hemisphere Learning Disabled 
Children. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society,
San Diego, CA.

Cohen, M. J, & Branch, W. B. (1991). Intellectual Functioning of Children with Epilepsy: A
Comparison of Performance on the WISC-III and WISC-R. Paper presented at the 99th Annual
Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Branch, W. (1990). On interpreting correlation coefficients. American Psychologist, 45, 296.