Natalie Collins is a licensed educational psychologist and a school psychologist with nearly a decade of experience. She is a licensed educational psychologist, a credentialed Pupil Personnel Services professional (PPS), and a nationally certified school psychologist (NSCP). Throughout her career, she has honed her expertise in navigating the complex IEP/504 process, conducting expert and thorough psycho-educational assessments, and providing personalized individual and group counseling to children and adolescents.
Natalie takes a collaborative and comprehensive approach to counseling and psycho-educational assessments. By involving all professional and needed members of the family and exploring all areas of suspected vulnerabilities and strengths, she gains a complete understanding of a client’s strengths and needs. Additionally, Natalie has expertise in identifying client’s current challenges and provide targeted recommendations and interventions.
In addition to assessment services, Natalie provides counseling to children, adolescents, and their families. She uses a variety of evidence-based approaches, including strengths-based counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and executive functioning training to help clients reach their goals and maximize their potential.
As a member of the Aspiring Families team, Natalie works collaboratively to provide holistic care that addresses the unique needs of each child and family. She is deeply committed to advocating for her clients and providing high-quality, evidence-based services that make a meaningful difference in their lives.
– Masters in Educational Psychology
– Licensed Educational Psychologist
– Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credentialed professional: PPS programs provide candidates exposure to multidisciplinary teams to foster understanding and respect the contributions and perspectives of their respective colleagues. Multidisciplinary teams collaborate together as a unified and cohesive component of the larger school system to meet the learning and developmental needs of all students.
– Certified School Psychologist The Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) credential recognizes school psychologists who meet rigorous national standard for assessments and counseling.
– Parent Guidance
– School Observations
– Classroom Interventions