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Elizabeth O'Shaughnessy Psy.D. » Clinical Staff

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Elizabeth O'Shaughnessy Psy.D.

Services Provided

Dr. O’Shaughnessy, Psy.D. received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and a one-year Predoctoral Internship with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Dr. O’Shaughnessy also holds a Master’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology from Stanford University. Dr. O’Shaughnessy’s research has focused on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and epilepsy in children, and applications of functional magnetic resonance imaging. Prior to becoming a pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. O’Shaughnessy was a preschool teacher and held positions in educational research, policymaking, and consulting. Dr. O’Shaughnessy is a licensed psychologist and a certified health services provider.

Dr. O’Shaugnessy specializes in comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations of preschool and school-aged children with a wide range of medical and neurobehavioral concerns, including ADHD, learning disabilities, speech/language impairment, autism spectrum disorders, epilepsy, and hydrocephalus. Evaluations include a profile of cognitive strengths and weaknesses, diagnostic clarification, and recommendations for educational accommodations and specific treatment planning.


Dr. O’Shaughnessy is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Norwood office.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks.

Although the doctor does not participate with Tufts Health Plan (THP), their PPO plan does coverage our services and we will bill THP directly for patients with the PPO plan. THP HMO members must make payment at the time of service. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan, payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

Insurance Networks and School Districts

Portions of evaluations related to educational achievement and learning disabilities are not covered by any health plan for any provider. The portion of an evaluation that is uncovered by a health plan will be the responsibility of the patient or their parent.

Although we do not accept the Massachusetts Rate Setting Commission rates, many school districts hire our neuropsychologists to provide evaluations for them or approve payment at our rates for independent evaluations.

Request services with Elizabeth O’Shaughnessy, Psy.D. (I am not a current client/patient.)

We also have a number of clinicians in our Newton and Boston offices.
Please call 617-259-1895 for more information.

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