Rita Doherty, Ed.D.

Dr. Doherty is a bilingual psychologist, fluent in Spanish, who has over 25 years of experience working in a range of educational and clinical settings.  She holds a B.A. from Boston University, an M.A. in clinical psychology from Westfield State College, and a CAGS and Ed.D. from American International College.  She has also studied at several psychoanalytic institutes in New York City.  Dr. Doherty holds school psychology certification in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Washington.  She is also a licensed psychologist  in Connecticut.

Dr.Doherty has a particular interest and expertise in the cognitive, academic and personality assessment of bilingual youth who are in the process of second language acquisition and adaptation to cultural change.