First Year Postdoctoral Fellow
Maura Collins, Psy.D.
Dr. Collins received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz. She then went on to receive her Master of Arts and Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from Regent University. Her dissertation explored alexithymia among urban children and studied an intervention that she developed to enhance children’s abilities to effectively identify and express their emotions. Dr. Collins completed an APA-accredited predoctoral internship at the Milton Hershey School, which emphasized child and adolescent psychology. Her current clinical interests include providing therapy and conducting psychological evaluations with children and adolescents with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. During fellowship, Dr. Collins hopes to continue building her specialized clinical skills in the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.”