Dr. McGowan has vast experience in diagnosing anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, PTSD, Bipolar Mood disorders, Phobias, OCD, Personality Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, and the lasting effects of trauma on survivors of emotional, physical and sexual abuse. 

Dr. McGowan uses state of the art diagnostic interviewing, as well as sophisticated and proven diagnostic tests whenever necessary to confirm a diagnosis.

A proper and correct diagnosis is necessary to develop a treatment plan that will lead to a successful psychotherapy and counseling outcome.  Dr. McGowan is often called upon by other therapist and physicians to confirm a diagnosis.