Tina Newman, Ph.D.

Dr. Tina Newman is a licensed clinical child psychologist who specializes in assessment and intervention with children who have individual learning needs. She conducts psychological and educational evaluations and in collaboration with Kimberly Marshall, she provides a range of academic services including an intensive summer reading clinic, academic consultation, and professional development workshops.

Dr. Newman received her Ph.D. in School/Applied Child Psychology from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and completed postdoctoral work at Yale University. Prior to assuming her position at CCSN, Dr. Newman held appointments as a Psychologist at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital, Sunny Hill Health Center for Children and as an Associate Research Scientist at Yale University, Child Study Center. Her research pursuits included assessment and intervention with children who have individual learning needs, including multiple exceptionalities (e.g., areas of both strength and weakness) and hyperlexia in autism spectrum disorders. Her clinical work included comprehensive assessments of children with complex learning profiles. Dr. Newman has also been an Adjunct Instructor at Yale University and Albertus Magnus College both in New Haven, CT where she taught graduate level courses in the education departments on assessment and intervention with students with individual learning needs.