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Psychologist & Counselor | North Station, Boston, MA
Dr. Chiapa is a licensed psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological assessments for children and adolescents and therapeutic interventions targeting anxiety and health-related stressors.
Dr. Chiapa provides neuropsychological assessments for children and adolescents with cognitive, behavioral, or psychological concerns. Her clinical interests include concussions, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), developmental and learning disabilities, and psychiatric disorders. She also has experience evaluating individuals with medical diagnoses and mild traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Chiapa provides therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults, with particular focus in health psychology and anxiety. She has experience working with individuals with acute and chronic health conditions including diabetes, cancer, and chronic pain. Dr. Chiapa also works with clients who are experiencing depression or facing adjustment problems and with individuals with autism and social communication difficulties. Her approach to treatment draws from features of cognitive-behavioral, family systems, interpersonal, and mindfulness-based perspectives.
Dr. Chiapa received her doctoral degree from Arizona State University. She completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center and pursued an additional post-doctoral fellowship at MassGeneral for Children at Northshore Medical Center to further train in pediatric assessment. Dr. Chiapa sees clients in our North Station office.