Mark Bowers, Ph.D.

Pediatric Psychologist/Clinical Director


Dr. Mark Bowers is a Pediatric Psychologist and Clinical Director of Brighton Center for Pediatric Neurodevelopment.  He has worked with children, adolescents, and families

for over 25 years.

Dr. Bowers specializes in neurodevelopmental diagnoses (e.g., Autism Spectrum/Asperger's, ADHD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Learning Difficulties), OCD/anxiety, and teaching 'quirky' kids and teens social skills.  He is active in helping families obtain special education eligibility, school accommodations, and regularly advocates for children who experience social difficulties while attending school. 

Dr. Bowers was named a "Mom Approved" Top Doctor in the State of Michigan for his work in pediatric psychology (read recent

Dr. Bowers developed a mobile app to help children and teens improve their social skills that has been downloaded in over 60 countries and is being used by special education professionals and their students in elementary schools, high schools, and colleges around the world. 

Dr. Bowers published a book in 2011,
Improving Social Skills with Children and Adolescents, and his book, 8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child was published internationally by W.W. Norton & Co. in 2015. 

Dr. Bowers provides comprehensive psychological and developmental assessments and treatment for toddlers, children, teens, and young adults.  He also counsels parents on effective strategies to help address a child's unique developmental profile.