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Angela M. Currie, Ph.D.

Dr. Currie completed her post-doctoral pediatric neuropsychology fellowship at NESCA and subsequently joined the staff. Licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, she conducts neuropsychological evaluations with children, adolescents, and young adults presenting with a variety of attentional or learning disabilities, including Dyslexia and Nonverbal Learning Disability.

Dr. Currie particularly specializes in the evaluation of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, conducting both neuropsychological and projective assessments. She has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety-based disorders. At NESCA, Dr. Currie supervises the Anxiety and Attention Skills Coaching (AASC) Program, which focuses on teaching emotional awareness and self-regulation through a structured psycho-educational and CBT-based approach. She is also frequently called upon to conduct workshops on the topics of anxiety and self-regulation.

Prior to joining NESCA, Dr. Currie completed her pre-doctoral internship within the Behavioral Health Services division at May Institute, Inc. She conducted outpatient assessments and provided individual and group therapy services to a diverse population of children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Currie has provided a wide range school-based mental health services, including assessment, consultation, and therapy. She has also been the director of a therapeutic summer camp, social skills group counselor, educational liaison, and adjunct faculty member at Suffolk University. In addition to her work with children, Dr. Currie also trained at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital and has conducted neuropsychological evaluations with adult populations.

Dr. Currie graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. degree in psychology from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. She subsequently received her M.A. degree in psychology and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Boston’s Suffolk University, where her studies centered on children and families.

For her master’s thesis Dr. Currie collaborated with the Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic at Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center, examining parent and child emotion avoidance as predictors of outcome in pediatric OCD treatment. Her doctoral dissertation examined the influence of parent emotion regulatory strategies on children’s emotional development.

Dr. Currie lives in NH with her husband, son, and cockapoo. She serves on the board of directors at her son’s school. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, dancing, reading, and crafting.

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