Alyssa Hussey, Ed.S., NCSP is a licensed school psychologist who completes comprehensive psychological, neuropsychological, and educational evaluations. She also provides individual therapy for children and behavioral management for the home and school environments. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, with a minor in Early Childhood Development and Education. She earned her Educational Specialist degree in School Psychology from the University of Florida, which is considered a Nationally Recognized Program by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
Alyssa has 6 years of experience working in various school districts in Florida, providing school psychological services to students ranging from ages 3 to 18. Three of those years were spent locally in Collier County Public Schools. During her years of practice, Alyssa completed psychoeducational evaluations to determine individual educational needs and provide recommendations to schools and families. She frequently served on Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), 504 Accommodation Plan, and Individual Education Plan (IEP) teams. She has experience in the evaluation and educational planning for giftedness, learning disorders, intellectual disabilities, ADHD, emotional and behavioral disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She enjoys collaborating with local schools to help teams make appropriate decisions on educational planning for students with varying exceptionalities.
Alyssa uses a cognitive-behavioral approach to counseling children and working with families. She has experience with individual and small group counseling geared toward helping children develop self-regulation strategies and appropriate social skills. She enjoys working with families and schools to help provide appropriate behavioral interventions to aid in successful outcomes for children across all settings.
Alyssa Hussey maintains professional memberships in the National Association of School Psychologists (www.nasponline.org) and the Florida Association of School Psychologists (www.fasp.org).