Brittney Fallucca, Ph.D., is a full-time licensed psychologist and Director of Neuropsychological Assessment and Educational Support at CBC. Dr. Fallucca has expertise in neuropsychological, psychoeducational, and diagnostic assessment from early childhood through adulthood. Through a comprehensive evaluation, she seeks to identify each child’s unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses. She identifies empirically supported interventions to optimize academic and social success. Dr. Fallucca has expertise in working with children with a variety of neurodevelopmental concerns, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, language-based learning challenges, learning disabilities, and social/emotional difficulties. Additionally, Dr. Fallucca has experience evaluating and treating individuals affected by complex medical histories, including epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, genetic disorders, cardiac conditions, prematurity, and childhood cancers.
Dr. Fallucca received a B.S. in biological psychology and a B.S. in chemistry from Lebanon Valley College. She received a M.S. in Neuroscience and Education from Teachers College Columbia University, as well as a M.A.E. in counseling psychology from Seton Hall University. Additionally, she received a Ph.D. in counseling psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology from Seton Hall University.
Dr. Fallucca completed her neuropsychological training in diverse settings, including academic medical centers, pediatric hospitals, outpatient mental health clinics, as well as international children’s centers for specialized education in Trinidad and Tobago. She completed her predoctoral internship at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida, before completing a post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychological assessment at the Child Mind Institute in New York City. Additionally, Dr. Fallucca has pursued training opportunities working with global patient populations, as well as in telehealth neuropsychological assessment.
As part of the evaluation process, Dr. Fallucca works collaboratively with parents, school personnel, and medical professionals to develop tailored, evidence-based recommendations to help each child, adolescent or young adult reach their potential. She also guides families through the process of obtaining supportive services and applying for academic accommodations, including Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and 504 meeting attendance. Furthermore, her work has also included classroom observations to inform behavioral programs, teacher consultation, social skills curriculum development, and remedial academic support.
In addition to evaluations, Dr. Fallucca specializes in executive functioning support and coaching, facilitating the development of critically important academic and life skills, including study skills, organization, time management, planning, problem-solving strategies, and working memory. She has experience in vocational psychological assessment, and provides support for college readiness, early-career planning, as well as navigating career transitions. She has also provided cognitive behavioral therapy to treat emotional, social, and behavioral challenges.
Dr. Fallucca’s research areas focus on the expanding field of positive neuropsychology. More specifically, she has conducted research examining the relationship between executive function, hope, and social and emotional difficulties in patients with executive function difficulties. Lastly, Dr. Fallucca is an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and has conducted research on hope, resiliency, and coming out growth in individuals going through the coming out process.