Asperger's, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Neurological, Neuropsychological Testing
Adolescents, Children, Adults
Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation, Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Adoption, Anxiety, Attachment Disorders, Autism, Behavior Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Developmental Disability, OCD, Parenting, Trauma / PTSD
Formerly an adolescent and family therapist, Dr. Monaghan-Blout specializes in the assessment of children and adolescents with complex learning and emotional issues. She has a particular interest in working with adoptive children and their families as well as those contending with the impact of traumatic experiences. She is a member of the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI) associated with the Harvard Law Project, and is working with that group on an interdisciplinary guide to trauma sensitive evaluations.
Dr. Monaghan-Blout obtained her doctoral degree at Antioch New England Graduate School. She completed an internship in pediatric neuropsychology and child psychology at North Shore University Hospital in New York and a postdoctoral fellowship at HealthSouth/Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. She joined Children’s Evaluation Center in 2003, and NESCA at its inception in 2007. Dr. Monaghan-Blout is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society.
Dr. Monaghan-Blout is the mother and stepmother of four children, and the grandmother of three (and counting). She is also an avid ice hockey player.