Dr. Vanessa is a New York State licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. from the combined Counseling Psychology and School Psychology program at Florida State University. She also earned an M.A. in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University Teachers College and a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Italian Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Vanessa currently works in college counseling and supports students who present with psychological, behavioral, and socio-emotional difficulties. She also has experience in utilizing evidence-based interventions to support children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD and other challenges that affect learning and development. Vanessa has administered psychological assessments, including conducting ADHD evaluations for college students and adults, and has served as an ADHD coach. She has also provided coaching and tutoring services in a range of subjects, including math, reading, and writing, as well as standardized test preparation. Vanessa is interested in supporting students who experience academic difficulties due to inattention and other factors that affect their executive functioning. She aims to help students tap into their strengths to experience more positive academic and developmental outcomes.