Neuro-Educational Clinic

Specializing in Second Opinion Evaluations* for school age students - 
Neuropsychological, Psycho-Educational, ERMHS**, and Transition Plans 
(English, Spanish, or Bilingual)

MEET DR. VERONICA'S POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW

~ Dr. Heather A. Alvarado, Ph.D. ~
Registered Psychological Assistant #94024719

     Dr. Heather A. Alvarado, Ph.D. has accepted a position with Neuro-Educational Clinic as a Post-Doctoral Fellow with a concentration in Neuropsychology. Dr. Heather recently completed her Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology from Walden University and has quickly transitioned into her post-doctoral fellowship year. 


     By the end of her fellowship year, Dr. Heather aspires to pass her license exams. Once all exams are passed, this will allow her to become a licensed Psychologist by the California Board of Psychology. With this license, as in Dr. Veronica's case, Dr. Heather will acquire the upmost professional and career independence. Dr. Heather has worked extremely hard over the last few years to achieve this status. She continues to learn and grow during her Post-Doc year. 

 

     Dr. Heather completed her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington and graduated magna cum laude. She went on to receive her M.S. degree in Clinical Psychology at Walden University before completing her Ph.D. program. 


     Dr. Heather is bilingual in English and Spanish and has been under the supervision of Dr. Veronica for approximately 2 years. Dr. Heather completed her doctoral practicum assignments as well as her full-time internship at Neuro-Educational Clinic. She has gained experience in psychotherapy as well as psycho-educational and neuropsychological testing of individuals ages 3 to 90 years old. Dr. Heather continues to work with individuals from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.    


     Dr. Heather also had the privilege of completing some of her practicum assignments at Brea Unified School District and Norco College Health Services prior to completing her full-time internship with Neuro-Educational Clinic.  

Dr. Heather's interests include neuropsychological and psychological assessment as well as psychotherapy of all age span. She comes well prepared and is eager to expanding her horizon during this educational experience. 


     Dr. Heather completed her dissertation on the mental health needs of servicemen and servicewomen and their spouses titled: Attachment and Perceived Infidelity of Military Spouses during Active-Duty Members’ Deployment.  


     Dr. Heather holds a professorship appointment at Mt. San Jacinto College and Norco College. She teaches many courses including the following: Intro to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Child Development, and Human Development.


     On her spare time, Dr. Heather enjoys spending time with her family and pets. She enjoys reading and engaging in physical activity such as hiking and zip-lining when time permits.

 

     Dr. Heather responds to voice messages and emails of clients she is receiving supervision on. If you have had contact with Dr. Heather, feel free to email her at dr.heather@neuroedclinic.com or reach her by phone at (951) 268-7806.


     Together, I, along with Dr. Veronica, look forward to providing your child with the most comprehensive and impartial IEE evaluation possible. We look forward to servicing you!


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