EDUCATION:

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

 

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

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

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

4/92Clinical Director
toNeurodevelopment Associates, Inc.
dateLexington, 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

 

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

 

4/89Assistant Director
toWeaver Clinic
12/96Weston, 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.

 

4/88Director of Operations
toMedical Educational EvaluationCenter
4/89NorthShore 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.

 

1/83Psychoeducational Diagnostician
toNorthShore Children’s Hospital
3/88Medical 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.

 

10/86School Psychologist/Counselor
toMarshElementary School
6/87311 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.

 

9/80Psychological Associate
toPsychology Department
8/85KennedyMemorialHospital, 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.

 

4/81Psychological Consultant
toCharles RiverHospital
6/83Wellesley, 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.