COLETTE SEGALLA, PH.D.

Colette SegallaDr. Segalla provides therapy services to adolescents and is experienced in a variety of interventions with teens. In addition to her general psychology training in adolescent and family issues, she has additional training and experience in working with teenagers who have learning disabilities (LD), and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD or ‘ADD’). Dr. Segalla’s doctoral dissertation concerns the spiritual development of children and the importance of a relationship with nature in this development. She also participated in a two-year co-research project, The Inner Life of the Child in Nature, at The Center for Education and Imagination in the Natural World. Prior to a career change into psychology, Dr. Segalla was a teacher and has extensive experience in education, certified to teach at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also holds a Montessori Elementary Teaching Certificate from the Association Montessori International, in addition to a secondary English teaching certificate. Her background in education makes her an excellent resource for parents with children whose issues affect their academics. Dr. Segalla brings a wealth of child development experience to her work in clinical psychology with a rich, diverse background of working with adolescents in various contexts.