Rachel Diorio, PhD, is a Licensed Psychologist who conducts comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations, provides individual and group therapy, and consults with school teams to improve students’ educational and behavioral outcomes. Dr. Diorio’s approach to therapy is grounded in cognitive behavioral theory and other evidence-based treatments that are tailored to the individual needs of the child or adolescent. She strives to incorporate the child’s interests into therapy and believes that a strong therapeutic alliance is crucial for meaningful progress. Dr. Diorio has experience working with children and adolescents with anxiety, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, depression, disruptive behaviors, and adjustment disorders
Dr. Diorio earned her doctoral degree in School Psychology at the University of Connecticut. During her graduate training, Dr. Diorio obtained experience with children and adolescents in a variety of settings, including schools, a regional educational service center, a neuropsychology clinic, and private group practices. She is also a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) and is skilled in conducting functional behavioral assessments (FBAs), developing behavior intervention plans (BIPs), and supporting school-based teams in creating and modifying BIPs.