Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Dr. Ferdinand has varied clinical experiences, including working with children, adolescents, and adults with complex trauma histories, anger management difficulties, depression, anxiety, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and other difficulties. In addition, Dr. Ferdinand has experience working with families, and providing therapy to adults with chronic medical challenges. Dr. Ferdinand uses primarily cognitive-behavioral therapy in her interventions with clients. She has experience working with clients from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds, and values working collaboratively with clients to help them achieve their treatment goals. In addition, Dr. Ferdinand has a range of psychological assessment experience, and incorporates psychological testing into her work with clients, when indicated.
Dorothie Ferdinand, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and a Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Ferdinand earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Prior to her doctoral education, Dr. Ferdinand earned a master’s in psychology from Boston University, and a bachelor’s in clinical psychology from Tufts University. Dr. Ferdinand completed her post-doctoral training at Wediko Children’s Services, where she provided psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Ferdinand completed pre-doctoral internships at several sites including, The Community Therapeutic Day School, Lexington High School, The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Counseling Center, and the Department of Public Health at Tewksbury Hospital.