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Jenna Mendelson

Jenna Mendelson, PhD

Behavioral Medicine

Biography

Jenna L. Mendelson, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, who specializes in developmental disabilities, especially autism spectrum disorders (ASD). She is especially focused on early diagnosis and intervention for children (18 months and up), adolescents and adults with ASD. Also, she assists parents who are coping with their children’s challenging behaviors, especially related to ASD.

In addition, she provides individual and couples therapy using a combination of cognitive-behavioral dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and mindfulness strategies.

Competent in Spanish, she welcomes both Spanish and English-speaking clients.

In her free time, she enjoys yoga, reading and spending time with family.

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Education

Graduate School

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Fellowship

Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development

Internships

Marcus Autism Center, Emory University/Children’s Hospital of Atlanta

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • International Society for Autism Research
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Board Certifications

  • Licensed Psychological Associate-HSP-PA

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