Rachel Schneider, PsyD
Rachel Schneider, PsyD is a neuropsychology postdoctoral fellow with training in neuropsychology, school psychology, educational consultation, and psychotherapy. She has a specific interest in providing neuropsychological evaluations to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disabilities such as ADHD, autism, and learning differences. During her doctoral studies, she completed 3,900 clinical training hours conducting neuropsychological evaluations, psychoeducational assessments, and psychotherapy in a variety of private practice, school-based, and medical settings. In the context of evaluations, Dr. Schneider emphasizes a collaborative, goal-oriented approach, working closely with families and schools to develop recommendations that optimize each individual’s ability to function most effectively in their environments.
Education and Training
Dr. Schneider earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT). She earned her master’s and doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Neuropsychology and School Psychology, from the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University (Chester, PA).
During her graduate training, Dr. Schneider completed her pre-internship clinical rotations administering evaluations and psychotherapy at an outpatient neuropsychology clinic within a neuroscience and surgery institute, a public middle school in the Philadelphia School District, and in private practice settings. Dr. Schneider completed her APA-accredited internship consortium at neuropsychology private practices in the Philadelphia area, where she specialized in evaluating children, adolescents, and adults with attention, behavioral, and learning problems as well as cognitive rehabilitation therapy and organizational skills training.
Her doctoral dissertation examined the cognitive correlates of comorbid diagnoses in children with ADHD.
Areas of Interest Include:
> ADHD and executive dysfunction
> Autism Spectrum Disorder
> Learning disabilities
> Attention, memory, and learning
> Socio-emotional difficulties, including anxiety and depressive disorders
> Organizational Skills Training / Executive Function Coaching
> Parent Management Training