Nancy Roosa, Psy.D.
Nancy Roosa, Psy.D., has been working as a pediatric neuropsychologist since 1997. She was, most recently, a senior neuropsychologist at NESCA (Neuropsychology and Education Services for Children and Adolescents) in Newton, MA. She enjoys working with a range of children, particularly those with autism spectrum disorders, as well as children with attentional issues, executive function deficits, anxiety disorders, learning disabilities, or other social, emotional or behavioral problems. She also enjoys speaking to local schools and parent groups on a variety of topics related to students and mental health.
Dr. Roosa graduated from Brown University with a degree in Neural Science and then completed her graduate work at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, now William James College. She completed internships at a youth guidance center, a college counseling center and community mental health centers. She completed post-doctoral work at Children’s Evaluation Center, Newton.
Dr. Roosa currently serves on the Board of Directors at Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, where she is chair of the Education Committee. She also serves on the board of Asperger Autism Network, where she is involved in advocacy work at the state level as well as advising the organization on clinical issues related to autism.