Manisha Parekh Cavendish, Ph.D.

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Manisha Parekh Cavendish, Ph.D., the director of Horizon Psychological Services, received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She completed her predoctoral internship at Children’s Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital, both in Dallas. While at Children’s Medical Center, Dr. Cavendish provided cognitive-behavioral, supportive, and play therapy to the inpatient children and adolescents who were being treated for a wide variety of illnesses, including depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. At Parkland Hospital, she worked with adults, providing individual and group therapy, as well conducting psychological evaluations. She completed her post-doctoral work within the Virginia Juvenile Justice System, where she worked for 2 years conducting psychological evaluations with adolescents.

Prior to opening Horizon Psychological Services, Dr. Cavendish worked in private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina and in Richmond, Virginia, providing psychological assessment and psychotherapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults. Since entering into private practice in 2006, Dr. Cavendish has specialized in the assessment and treatment of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in both children and adults, though she continues to enjoy working with individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, and other clinical issues. During her years of practice, she has completed hundreds of psychological evaluations and helped numerous clients meet their personal and therapeutic goals.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association, North Carolina Psychological Association, Mecklenburg Psychological Association, and the Society for Personality Assessment.


Horizon Psychological Services serves the Charlotte Metro Area, including Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Lake Norman, and surrounding Communities.
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