Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
Louisiana State University (2008)

National Register Member Since

James Van Hook III, PhD

Dr. Van Hook maintains an independent private practice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His services include comprehensive psychological testing, treatment planning, and intervention services for children, adolescents, and adults. He also provides behavioral and cognitive behavioral counseling/therapy. He services use data-driven approaches to diagnose problems and to connect them to effective interventions. His professional and research interests include psychological assessment, malingering/response distortion, and response to intervention.

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • General Psychological Testing (e.g., intelligence, personality, vocational, aptitude, school placement, health)
  • School Psychology (e.g., individualized education planning, placement, conduct problems, advanced placement)
  • Childhood and Adolescent Problems (e.g., ADHD, school/learning problems, social withdrawal, autism, recurrent abdominal pain, aggressive or oppositional behavior)
  • Disability Determination/Worker's Compensation
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Forensic Psychology (e.g., mental competency, parent-child custody, legal evaluations, violence or risk assessment)

Ages Served

  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)

Treatment Modalities

  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Neuropsychological Testing


  • American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) - Clinical Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Louisiana Psychological Association
    American Psychological Association
    National Academy of Neuropsychology
    National Association of School Psychologists
    National Honors Society in Psychology

Fee Information/Office Policy

Office Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM

Please contact via (225) 229-7491

Insurance Plans

Does Not Accept Insurance

Health Care Plan Participation


Accepts Insurance

Contact Information

Primary Contact

This psychologist has elected not to publish contact information.

P: 225-229-7491 (Office)

Secondary Contact

1200 S. Acadian Thruway
Suite 110 B
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
P: 225-229-7491