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Postdoctoral Fellow, Certified School Psychologist

Jessica Nelson, Psy.D.

Phone: 484-440-9740, ext 707

Email: nelson@dragonflypsych.com

Office/s:

Media, PA

Consultation

Overview

Postdoctoral Fellow

Certified School Psychologist

Jessica Nelson completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. She focused her training in the areas of child, adolescent, and family therapy. Jessica is also a certified school psychologist in Pennsylvania. Her interests include psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and families, school consultation, health psychology, and psychoeducational assessment. She has experience treating individuals with presenting concerns that include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning difficulties, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, learning challenges, behavioral problems, and family conflict. Jessica incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and family systems theory in her practice. Jessica’s approach to therapeutic work is collaborative, developmentally-informed, and research-based.

Education

M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Widener University

B.A. in Psychology, Cornell University

Work Experience

Predoctoral Intern, Widener Partnership Charter School

Predoctoral Intern, Child Guidance Resource Centers

Practicum Student, Wallingford-Swarthmore School District

Practicum Student, Dragonfly Psychological Associates

Practicum Student, Delaware Psychiatric Center

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