Dr. Jennifer Smith earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University. She also holds a Master of Education in Adolescent Risk and Prevention from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Barnard College. She has extensive experience working with diverse populations, as an individual and group psychotherapist and conducting neuropsychological, cognitive, and psychological assessments. She currently works for the Department of Public Health as a clinical psychologist at Tewksbury Hospital, where she also completed a clinical internship and a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology. Her responsibilities at Tewksbury Hospital include individual and group psychotherapy with medical inpatients, neurocognitive and neuropsychological testing, and behavioral consultation. She is the Assistant Training Director of the Tewksbury’s APA-accredited Predoctoral Internship Clinical Psychology Training Program and serves on the Ethics Committee and Rapid Response Crisis Intervention Team.
Dr. Smith’s assessment experience has included conducting neurocognitive and neuropsychological evaluations for the Watertown School District and for undergraduate and graduate university students through the Northeastern University Disability Resource Center. Her clinical experience has included conducting individual and group psychotherapy for adolescents and young adults at the Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP) Program at Massachusetts Mental Health Center (Harvard Medical School Affiliate) in Boston, MA and for U.S. military veterans at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, MA. Dr. Smith uses an integrative approach to treat a wide range of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, and substance abuse.
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