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About Marcia Eckerd, PhD

Dr. Marcia Eckerd has been in practice as a licensed psychologist since 1985. She has been appointed by the State Legislature of CT as one of two treating clinicians to serve on the Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Council, and she is on the Clinical Advisory Committee of the Aspergers and Autism Association of New England. She helped establish the Yale-Norwalk Hospital collaboration Pediatric Development and Therapy Center and is on the professional advisory board of Smart Kids with LD as well as the voluntary faculty in Psychiatry at Norwalk Hospital. She is in private practice providing therapy, consultations, neuropsychological evaluations, and social coaching.

Dr. Eckerd graduated from Yale University, BA magna cum laude and City University, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Her internship and fellowship were at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, White Plains, NY. She trained in neuropsychological assessment with Dr. Melvin Crosby at the Child Guidance Clinic of Stamford, and trained individually in mindfulness work at the Benson-Henry Institute, Mass General Hospital.

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