Serving: 0-6, 6-12, 13-15, 16+, 18+
Dr. Fran Berry-Worcester earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, followed by a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study degree in School Psychology from Alfred University in Alfred, New York. Dr. Berry-Worcester earned her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England in Keene, New Hampshire, and completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral training at Riverbend Community Mental Health Center in Concord, NH. She has practiced in integrated primary care health clinics, community mental health centers, and schools, and has focused on outpatient assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families, as well as conducting comprehensive psychological and psycho-educational evaluations. Beyond broad outpatient training with children and adolescents, she has developed expertise in assessment and treatment of children on the autism spectrum, including conducting social skills groups and providing agency and school based consultation for this population. Dr. Berry-Worcester is a New Hampshire Licensed Psychologist and a member of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Berry-Worcester utilizes an integrative approach to treatment based on the individual needs and strengths of her clients and families, including providing cognitive behavior therapy, structured behavioral intervention, solution-focused therapy, and child-centered play therapy. She enjoys working with both individual children/adolescents and families as well as working with individuals with multicultural backgrounds. She places a strong emphasis on conceptualizing a person's strengths, needs, and functioning in the context of family relationships and differing social and educational environments in which children may function. Areas of experience include childhood trauma, parent-child relational problems, behavior disorders, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Berry-Worcester provides psychological assessments for behavioral, emotional, attention, learning, and memory problems, including differential diagnosis and treatment planning for attention deficit disorder, mood, anxiety, personality, and autism spectrum disorders.