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Meredith Gleason, MS, LEP

Psychologist

"Patients can expect me to be a psychologist who is compassionate and an empathetic listener, in addition to having a thorough understanding of common diagnoses that impact student learning such as ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, and Dyslexia.  I am passionate about conducting in-depth and comprehensive psychoeducational assessments to identify a student’s strengths and weaknesses. My goal is to provide families with answers to their questions about how and why their child may be struggling to learn. Additionally, I have a strong working knowledge of how to translate psychoeducational assessment results to an educational setting that supports learning differences.  I am also proficient in a variety of counseling tools and curriculums which help children and adolescents identify triggers, feelings and coping strategies.  My team-based approach of working with the patient, family, and educators increases the generalization of self-regulation strategies across the home and school environment. I look forward to being on your child’s team!"

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I am a uniquely qualified provider because I have 15 years of educational experience as a teacher and as a psychologist in the schools, in addition to being a parent myself. My experience in education has been an asset in identifying students’ individual learning needs and appropriate interventions.  My extensive counseling experience and specific training in trauma-informed care have crafted my ability to connect with children, increase their self-esteem, and help them develop resilience. In addition, I am passionate about supporting students with executive functioning deficits through motivational counseling and support. 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Anxiety
  • Learning Disorders (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia)

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

For information on education and learning differences: www.understood.org

Meditation: Calm or Headspace Apps

For Movement Breaks: Go Noodle or Cosmic Yoga

Book for Parents: "The Everything Parent’s Guide to Children With Executive Functioning Disorder" by Rebecca Branstetter

Book for Parents: "Smart, but Scattered" by Peg Dawson and Richard Guar

BIO

Meredith Gleason is a multi-award-winning, Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP #3847) with 15 years of experience working with students ranging from preschool to college age. She has worked throughout Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego. She began her educational career as a teacher and has worked for the last decade as a school psychologist. She is passionate about empowering students and their families by identifying individual learning profiles to increase emotional well-being and academic experience.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Meredith Gleason is a multi-award-winning, Licensed Educational Psychologist with 15 years of experience working with students ranging from preschool to college age. She is passionate about empowering students and their families by identifying individual learning profiles to increase emotional well-being and academic experience.

Education

  • M.S. in School Psychology and Pupil Personnel Services Credential Full-time School Psychology Program California State University, Northridge CA May 2011
  • Single Subject Teaching Credential in English with CLAD Accelerated Collaborative Teacher (ACT) Preparation Program California State University, Northridge CA May 2006
  • B.A. in English Psychology Minor California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo CA June 2005
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Hobbies

  • Enjoying time with Family
  • Going to the Beach
  • Cooking
  • Traveling
  • Being active via Yoga, Pilates, Cycling, and Hiking
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Affiliations

  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • San Diego Association of School Psychologists (SANDCASP)