Last updated: 6/16/2020

Stephanie Monaghan-Blout, Psy.D. (617) 658-9800 ext. 106
Last Updated: 6/16/2020
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Pediatric Neuropsychologist Specializing in neuropsychological evaluation of children with complex learning and emotional difficulties with expertise in adoption

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:
English

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.

Specialties
Focusing on:
Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Learning Disabilities Neurological Neuropsychological Testing Neuropsychological Testing
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Developmental Disability Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Trauma/PTSD
Office and Contact Information
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NESCA-Neuropsychological and Educational Services for Children and Adolescents
90 Bridge Street
Newton, MA 02458  
www.nesca-newton.com
(617) 658-9800 ext. 106


Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 6:00pm
Tue9:00am – 6:00pm
WedClosed
Thu9:00am – 6:00pm
FriClosed
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 2 Days
Weekends: N/A

Accessibility:
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
MEd
PsyD

Years of Experience: 31

Licensing:
MA - Psychologist [7268]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified in Family Therapy
Clinical Fellow AAMFT

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $175
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No


Free Services:
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) Blue Cross Major Medical
Blue Cross Blue Shield (HMO Blue) HMO Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12)
Preschool (Under 6) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Children of Divorce Disabled Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Neuropsychological Testing or Consultation Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Other theoretical approaches:

Methods - focus areas:

Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Armenian Asian Cape Verdean Haitian Hispanic Irish Native American Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA) International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society (MNS)