Dr. Brochin is a licensed psychologist and pediatric neuropsychologist with over 25 years of experience. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with disorders that impact learning and/or attention, emotional functioning, behavior and development. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware in 1983. She also holds an M.S. in psychology from Villanova University (1985), an M.S. in clinical psychopharmacology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (2006), and a Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1989). Her dissertation explored social problem solving deficits in the population of children who are rejected by their peers. Dr. Brochin completed a clinical internship at New England Memorial Hospital, an APA approved site, where she received training in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Prior to beginning her private practice in 1994, Dr. Brochin worked in a public school, a residential school, and in community mental health clinics.

  • Neuropsychological evaluation of children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Therapy with children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Parent guidance
  • Presentations and workshops
  • Consultation to schools
  • Consultation to colleges and universities to determine appropriate accommodations and support for students with disabilities
  • Attendance at team meetings and IEP meetings
  • Consultation around IEP development
  • Program Observations
  • Neuropsychological evaluation of children and adolescents with language-based learning disabilities, ADHD, psychiatric disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Evaluation and consultation with struggling college students
  • Therapy with adolescents struggling with social problems, depression, anxiety, and ADHD/learning disabilities
  • Therapy with college students around various aspects of adjusting to college life

Brochin, H.A., & Horvath, J.A. (1995). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. In G. Blau & T.P. Gullotta (Eds.), Adolescent Dysfunctional Behavior. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Brochin, H.A., & Wasik, B.H. (1992). Social problem solving among popular and unpopular children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 20, 377-393.

Toppino, T.C., & Brochin, H.A. (1989). Learning from tests: The case of true-false examinations. Journal of Educational Research, 83, 119-124.

Bailey, D.B., & Brochin, H.A. (1989). Tests and test development. In D.B. Bailey & M. Wolery (Eds.). Assessing Infants and Preschoolers with Handicaps, (pp. 22-46). Columbus, OH: Charles Merrill.

Long, G.M., Lyman, B.J., Monaghan, E.P., Penn, D.L., Brochin, H.A., & Morano, E.B. (1984). Further investigation of viewing conditions on standard pseudoisochromatic tests. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 22, 525-528.

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ath, J.A. (1995). Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. In G. Blau & T.P. Gullotta (Eds.), Adolescent Dysfunctional Behavior. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.