Dr. Pelletier, a Connecticut native, attended Suffield Academy, Albertus Magnus College, and completed a Masterís degree in Psychology at Southern Connecticut State University. She worked at the Yale Child Study Center on projects involved with Touretteís syndrome, tic disorders, and OCD throughout her graduate training in Connecticut. She received a doctorate in School Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. She completed her internship through the University of Nebraska Internship Consortium at a private psychiatric hospital and at the University of Nebraska Medical Centerís Monroe Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. Dr. Pelletier fulfilled a two year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology through Johns Hopkins School of Medicine at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
For over 20 years, Dr. Pelletier worked in public and private school settings and in private practice settings providing direct and indirect services to children with diverse abilities and disabilities, ranging from those who are severely intellectually challenged, to those who are gifted intellectually. She has worked with children with disorders, such as learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as those with more complex cases involving genetic disorders or specific neurological issues. She has taught graduate level courses in school psychology and human services, and has served for over 8 years as a consultant to the College Board.
Dr. Pelletier is licensed as a psychologist both in the State of Connecticut (#2736) and in Arizona (#3314, Inactive). She is a nationally certified school psychologist (NCSP), and also has completed Board Certification as a Clinical Neuropsychologist and as a School Psychologist from the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Pelletier is a member of the following professional organizations:
American Psychological Association (APA)
National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN)
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
She is the past-president of the American Academy of School Psychology. Dr. Pelletier also served as the representative from School Psychology to the ABPP Board of Trustees from 2014-2021.
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN)
She also served as a member of the American Board of School Psychology (ABSP).
Member, Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce,
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