I have had the privilege of working with individuals across the lifespan as a psychotherapist and a neuropsychological evaluator. I have trained and held professional positions in community mental health centers such as MGH Chelsea Health Care Center; therapeutic schools like The Manville School at Judge Baker Children's Center; intensive psychiatric hospital treatment centers such as The Adolescent Assessment Unit at Cambridge Health Alliance; the interdisciplinary Institute for Learning and Development; and most recently, private practice.
I have specific expertise in psychotherapy and neuropsychological evaluations with children, adolescents, and young adults. I also provide support and consultation to parents. Prior to private practice, I was a school psychologist in both public and independent schools. My knowledge of school teams, complex learning profiles, related special education procedures, college and university academic supports, and community-based therapeutic services helps me assist individuals and families.
I work with individuals who have experienced a wide, and often complex, range of life circumstances. As a result, my clients may have symptoms and/or diagnoses of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, ADHD, learning disorders, and autism spectrum disorders.
I take an integrative approach to psychotherapy, and customize based on the client and concerns presented. While emphasizing strengths, I draw from cognitive behavioral therapy, and other evidence-based approaches, including mindfulness. I strive to help clients make connections between their emotions, behaviors, and individual unique histories, cultures, and family systems as we identify necessary and relevant coping tools.
I am a Massachusetts licensed psychologist and licensed school psychologist. I have a doctorate from the combined school and counseling psychology program at Northeastern University and a master's degree in counseling psychology from Boston College.
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