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Dr. Mary Ellen Tillotson, Psychologist

Dr. Mary Ellen Tillotson, Ph.D. 
Strategic Psychological Services

Areas of Focus: Children and Adolescent, LGBTQ Youth and Families, ADHD, Dyslexia, Learning disabilities, Anger Management, Stress, Grief, Psychological Assessments and Behavior and Pain Management.

Mary Ellen Tillotson, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who provides clinical psychological services to children, adolescents and their families struggling with a broad range of short and long term challenges. As an educator and therapist, Dr. Tillotson brings her unique perspective to helping parents, students and educators working with vulnerable youngsters who are grappling with issues ranging from grief to unmanageable stress. She also specializes in working with LGBTQ youth and their families.

Dr. Tillotson is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, dyslexia and learning disabilities. She has over 20 years of experience working in public school settings and agencies, where she has specialized in psychological assessment, behavior management, and teacher and parent consultation and training. She is also the former program director of the School Psychology Graduate program at Rhode Island College.

Dr. Tillotson holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University at Albany, a M.Ed. in School Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialty in school psychology from the University of Rhode Island. She has lifetime certification as a School Psychologist with the Rhode Island Department of Education.

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