Nicole Brozyna, MS, NCSP, is a psychology extern at CBC. Nicole is a certified bilingual school psychologist in the state of New York, as well as a nationally certified school psychologist through the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). She received her M.S. in School Psychology from St. John’s University, where she is currently a fourth-year advanced-standing doctoral student. Nicole earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), with a specific focus on clinical and community psychology. She also speaks Polish fluently.
Nicole has received intensive training in providing comprehensive, evidence-based assessments and interventions to children, adolescents and adults. She has been intensively trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Parent Management Training (PMT). More specifically, she has delivered services to individuals with generalized anxiety disorder, persistent depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and cognitive and language-based disabilities. Nicole has provided individual, parent, and group therapy in both school and clinical settings.
Nicole completed her master’s internship in the Pelham Union-Free School District in Westchester, New York. In this role, she provided school psychological services including evaluations for special education, behavioral consultation, as well as individual and group counseling at both the elementary and high school level. As part of her training at St. John’s, Nicole served as a student therapist and evaluator for the St. John’s Center for Psychological Services, where she provided services to children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and academic needs.
Nicole’s doctoral research examines self-perceptions of cultural competency in school psychology trainees from both bilingual and monolingual training backgrounds. Nicole is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and New York Association of School Psychologists (NYASP).