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Cindy Scope, Phd, Licensed Psychologist

Shoreline Child and Family Psychology

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Overview

Qualifications:
  • Years in Practice: 27
  • School: University of Connecticut
  • Year Graduated: 2003
  • License No. and State: 3356 Connecticut
Additional Credentials:
  • Certificate: NY and CT Department of Education
  • Certificate Date: 1989
  • Degree: St Joseph's College/BCBA coursework
  • Year graduated: 2012
Background:

I Am a licensed psychologist with 28 years of experience in psychological assessment, behavioral therapy and cognitive behavioral strategies with children's s families. I have worked successfully helping children to learn social and emotional coping skills around issues of depression, anxiety, autism, Attention and executive functioning.

Specialties

Child and Adolescent anxiety depression and learning issues. Therapy and Assessment Learning, ADHD, behavioral issues, gifted and Autism, social skills. Children coping with changes and divorce, traumatic events.

Issues:
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Psychological Assessment and Education
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health:
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Age Groups:
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)

Methodology

My Approach:

My ideal client(s) are children and families interested in strength based problem solving and working together to find answers, build skills, and better coping. I work to help parents communicate with schools and family about children's needs and unique challenges from a positive and practice goal setting approach.

Treatment Orientation:
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Executive coaching
  • Humanistic
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Peak performance in sport
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Social Skills Instruction
  • Strength-Based
  • Supervision Services
  • Trauma Focused
Modality:
  • Children 
  • Adolescents
  • Parent education 
  • Educational planning and advocacy
  • Gifted 
  • Assessment
  • Collaboration with assessment teams school and home

Finances

Avg. Cost (per session):

$100 - $200

Accepted Payment Methods:

Cash, Check.

Insurance Networks:

Out of Network. Call for details.

Location

Address:

260 Riverside Ave, Westport, CT 06880

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