Meet Dr. Mark Bowers


Dr. Mark Bowers is a Licensed Pediatric Psychologist in Brighton, Michigan.

He has provided psychological services to children, adolescents, and families for 15 years.  He specializes in neurodevelopmental diagnoses (i.e., Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Learning Difficulties) and he is an expert in social skills.  Dr. Bowers has contributed to articles in WebMD magazine, Scholastic, and Parenting: The Early Years.  He is the co-creator of a mobile app to help children and teens improve social skills and he is the author of the books Sōsh: Improving Social Skills with Children and Adolescents and 8 Keys to Raising the Quirky Child.

To learn more about the child and adolescent services Dr. Bowers provides, please visit:

To learn more about Dr. Bowers’ approach to improving social skills, please visit:


3 responses to “Meet Dr. Mark Bowers

  1. Alice

    Hello Dr. Bowers,

    I really enjoy reading your blog posts.

    I live in the Ann Arbor area and am the mother of 3 autistic children. (Ages 6, 4 and 18 months)

    I am lucky to say that my children all receive wonderful early intervention services. They are incredibly different from one another, both in the severity of their placement on the spectrum and in the challenges they face. They are all amazing children and it is truly a joy to be their mother.

    I often find things in your blog that are helpful to us and I really appreciate you posting them.

    • Alice–
      Thanks for reading. I’m glad that my blog has some useful information for you. I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season!

      Readers should note that the best source of information for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment is their psychologist, pediatrician, or other appropriately-trained and credentialed members of their healthcare team. For additional information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Bowers, please visit

  2. Stacey

    I have enjoyed reading through your site and the aacenter site. The more I read, the more I’m convinced that my kids have not been receiving the appropriate services and I’m not just crazy and there are doctors who understand the differences between home and appointments. I have used many coping skills with my son, who I believe seems to have Asperger’s, and the previous doctor asked him one question and concluded it was just ADHD with some OCD/Anxiety components. However, after reading the sites and the questionnaires, I don’t understand why the previous doctor thought it was that simple.
    As for my daughter, she is 7 1/2 performing at a kindergarten level and has shown very little improvement despite many resources through the school and using ADHD meds. She seems blah on her meds, she shows no emotions, doesn’t talk much, doesn’t have a personality, etc. But when she’s off her meds, her emotions are greatly out of proportion whether she’s happy, excited, mad, or sad; and on or off her meds, she’s not learning and I’m not getting anywhere with any of the doctors, and resource help from the school.

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