Credentials

Education

  • Psy.D. (School Psychology), Rutgers University, 2007 - Concentration: Sport Psychology
  • C.A.G.S. (Applied Educational Psychology), Northeastern University, 2004
  • M.S. (Applied Educational Psychology), Northeastern University, 2002
  • B.A. (Psychology), Rutgers College, 1999

Certifications

  • NJ State Certified School Psychologist (All Levels)
  • MA State Certified School Psychologist (All Levels)
  • NJ Licensed Psychologist (License No. 35SI00486600)

Experience

Trenton Public Schools, Trenton, NJ

School Psychologist, October, 2009 - December, 2012
  • Conduct individual and collaborative preschool assessments
  • Provide individual counseling to elementary students.
  • Provide case management duties for special education students, grades PS-5.
  • Collaborate with community agencies in providing support to preschool students.

East Windsor Regional School District, East Windsor, NJ

School Psychologist, September, 2008 - October, 2009
  • Conduct individual psychological assessments.
  • Provide individual and group counseling to elementary students.
  • Develop and implement behavioral intervention programs through consultation with teachers and parents.
  • Serve on the district-wide crisis intervention response team.
  • Participate on the Intervention and Referral Services Committee.
  • Provide case management duties for special education students, grades K-5.

Howell Township Public Schools, Howell, NJ

School Psychologist, September, 2003 - June, 2008
  • Conducted individual psychological assessments.
  • Provided individual and group counseling to elementary and middle school students.
  • Developed and implemented behavioral intervention programs through consultation with parents and teachers.
  • Participated as a member of a Child Study Team in two public schools.
  • Provided all case management duties for students in middle and elementary school.

Cognitive-Behavioral Private Practice, Princeton , NJ & Holmdel, NJ

Temporary Permit Holder, July, 2007 - July, 2011 & Licensed Psychologist, July, 2011 - April, 2012
  • Provide individual and group therapy addressing childhood issues of depression, anxiety, adjustment to change, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, behavioral problems, attentional difficulties, self-injurious behaviors, school performance, and motivation.
  • Conduct psychoeducational evaluations.

Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ

Adjunct Professor, September, 2007 - May, 2008
  • Taught Child Development Course
  • Taught Introduction to Psychology Course
  • Participated in adjunct faculty training in-services and seminars

Rutgers - Livingston College Counseling Center, Piscataway, NJ

Intern, September, 2007- May, 2007
  • Provided individual counseling to college students, including athletes.
  • Participated in case presentations and group trainings pertaining to mental health issues among college students.

Salem Public Schools, Salem, MA

Practicum Student, September, 2002 - June 2003
  • Conducted individual psychological assessments.
  • Provided individual and group counseling to middle and high school students with emotional issues.
  • Developed and implemented behavioral intervention programs through consultation with teachers.
  • Presented assessment results in IEP Meetings, and aid in developing appropriate educational programs for students.
  • Participated as a member of the pre-referral teams at two public schools.

The Lakeside School, Peabody, MA.

Entry- Level Social Worker, November, 1999 - June, 2001
  • Conducted individual, group and family therapy with behaviorally troubled males, ages 8-16.
  • Performed all aspects of case management.
  • Collaborated with other members of a clinical team to devise, implement, and evaluate behavior management programs.
  • Designed appropriate social/emotional goals to be included in Individual Educational Plans.

Presentations/Research

  • The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Self- Mutilating Behaviors in Schools. 2/2007
  • Stress and Coping Among Youth and High School Sport Coaches - Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation

Professional Organizations

  • American Psychological Association
  • New Jersey Psychological Association
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • Phi Delta Kappa