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Meredith Edelstein

Lecturer

Meredith Edelstein

Lecturer

Phone 617-627-8370
Paige Hall, Room 302
12 Upper Campus Road, Medford, MA
Biography: 

Meredith Edelstein PhD, LEP, NCSP is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Licensed Educational Psychologist who has worked for over 10 years serving special needs populations in a variety of settings including public schools, private practice, therapeutic mentoring, and therapeutic after school programming. Meredith has extensive experience working with the early childhood population (ages 3 through 10) and is passionate about using these years to set a solid foundation for success. Meredith is trained in both DIR/Floortime and the Collaborative Problem Solving Approach as compliments to her background in school psychology.

Meredith completed undergraduate work in psychology and education at Goucher College and continued on to receive her Masters of Arts in Education and Educational Specialist's Degree from Tufts University. She received her Doctorate from Lesley University, completing her doctoral work in counseling and psychology with an emphasis on leadership and social justice. Meredith's research specifically focused on child perceptions of disability identification.

Meredith is passionate about helping children develop their ability to self-advocate and understand their own strengths and areas for continued growth, and approaches this through the lens of critical disability theory. Outside her passion for school psychology, Meredith is an avid knitter and craftivist.