Laurie Dickstein-Fischer, Salem State University

Assistant Professor Salem, Massachusetts ldicksteinfisc@salemstate.edu Office: (978) 542-2789

Bio/Research

Dr. Laurie Dickstein-Fischer received her master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in school counseling and her PhD from Northeastern University in the combined counseling psychology and school psychology APA-accredited program. She is an assistant professor and is the program coordinator fo...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Laurie Dickstein-Fischer received her master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in school counseling and her PhD from Northeastern University in the combined counseling psychology and school psychology APA-accredited program. She is an assistant professor and is the program coordinator for the graduate school counseling program. She is pursuing research in the area of social interactions with technology and how it can improve psychological interventions. Dr. Dickstein-Fischer is also an experienced clinician and has worked with adults of all age ranges, across a broad spectrum of clinical presentation and using a number of treatment modalities.

She trained and provided psychological interventions at Massachusetts Mental Health Center (Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry), Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and Columbia Valley Community Health Department of Behavioral Medicine. She also provides consultation at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), guiding engineering students to apply psychological concepts to robotic modalities for interventions. In particular, she has served as the clinical lead for a collaborative project with WPI in developing the PABI (Penguin for Autism Behavioral Interventions) for assisting in autism interventions for children.


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