EDUCATION:

  1978-1986 BostonUniversity, Boston, Mass.
    School of Education, Department of Counseling Psychology
    Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology
     
  1977-1978 SuffolkUniversity, Boston, Mass.
    M.S. in Counselor Education
     
  1973-1975 JohnsHopkinsUniversity, Baltimore, Md.
    Sc.M. in Human Genetics
     
  1969-1973 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.
    B.S. in Biology

 

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

  1988 Licensed as Psychologist in Massachusetts
  1989 Certified as School Psychologist in Massachusetts
  1991 Licensed as Provider in Psychology in Massachusetts
     
    Member, American Psychological Association
    Member, Massachusetts Psychological Association
    Member, National Association of School Psychologists

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

4/92 Clinical Director
to Neurodevelopment Associates, Inc.
date Lexington, Mass
   
  Senior level staff position involving administrative, supervisory, managerial and clinical responsibilities in a professional clinic specializing in children with Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder and emotional issues.
  Direct services include neuropsychological evaluations of children ages 4- 22 for the diagnosis of neurologically-based learning disabilities (including cognitive, neuropsychological, academic and emotional areas); educational and psychological evaluations of children and adults; program evaluation, consultation, and advocacy for children needing specific academic programs or services

 

8/03 Psychologist
to Psychological Care Associates, p.c.
9/09 Arlington, Mass
   
  Consulting neuropsychologist in interdisciplinary private group practice providing evaluations of children and adults.

 

4/89 Assistant Director
to Weaver Clinic
12/96 Weston, Mass
   
  Senior level consulting position involving primarily clinical responsibilities in a professional clinic specializing in children with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD.
  Neuropsychological and educational evaluations; family, adult and child psychotherapy; expert witness testimony for litigation; short-term and ongoing school consultation; staff supervision; involvement in training program.

 

4/88 Director of Operations
to Medical Educational EvaluationCenter
4/89 NorthShore Children’s Hospital, Salem, Mass.
   
  Combined clinical and administrative position with overall responsibility for mechanics of clinic functioning: clinician contracts and payment; scheduling clients; routing referrals; interfacing with parents, insurers and schools re: services and fees, or resolving conflicts; ordering materials, etc.
  Involved in budget development and implementation; interface with A/P and other departments of parent corporation.
  One to two full diagnostic evaluations per week, including full projectives and follow-up liaison. Limited case supervision of other staff.

 

1/83 Psychoeducational Diagnostician
to NorthShore Children’s Hospital
3/88 Medical Educational EvaluationCenter, Salem, Mass.
   
  Psychological and educational testing, including full projective evaluations, of inpatients and outpatients, primarily children between ages 3-19. Consultations with parents, schools and other agencies to discuss the evaluation and recommendations.

 

10/86 School Psychologist/Counselor
to MarshElementary School
6/87 311 Pelham Street, Methuen, Mass.01844
   
  Clinical and administrative responsibilities including psychological testing of learning disabled, language impaired, and developmentally delayed children; individual, group and family psychotherapy; crisis intervention; daily consultations with teachers and parents; coordination of overall diagnostic and counseling program; serving as co-chairperson of SAT and CORE meetings; and functioning as liaison with social service and other agencies providing services to students and their families.

 

9/80 Psychological Associate
to Psychology Department
8/85 KennedyMemorialHospital, Brighton, Mass.
  Supervisor: Dr. Norine Johnson, Ph.D.,  Chief Psychologist
   
  Out-patient psychotherapy and diagnostics: Child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy in several modalities: individual, group, and family. Consultation with schools, other agencies, etc.
  Out-patient and in-patient diagnostic evaluations (two per week)
  During 1981-82, taught a comprehensive diagnostic seminar for practicum students and provided limited case supervision.

 

4/81 Psychological Consultant
to Charles RiverHospital
6/83 Wellesley, Mass.
   
  Psychological and psychoeducational evaluations of adolescents, ages 14-20 (1-2 per week).
  Short-term, intensive psychotherapy (2-3 hours per week), with adolescent inpatients and their families, including outpatient follow-up as needed and extensive milieu coordination as part of therapy.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Neuropsychological, educational, and personality assessments of individuals ages 2 and up, with combinations of cognitive, emotional, behavioral and/or learning difficulties; use of EEG biofeedback for diagnosis and remediation of ADD/ADHD; individual psychotherapy with children and adults utilizing psychodynamic interpretive, play therapy, or structural approaches; designing management programs for children with learning disabilities and/or ADD/ADHD; family support group therapy; family therapy; expert witness testimony for litigation; clinical organization, administration, and supervision.

References available upon request.