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Renee DeMatteis

2nd  Year Psychology Resident


Renee DeMatteis is currently a second-year resident at Northshore Neurosciences. Dr. DeMatteis is an Erie, PA, native who returned home after she earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology at National Louis University in Tampa, FL. She attended Westminster College where she received her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology. While obtaining her doctorate degree, she received clinical training in several outpatient/inpatient mental health settings, nursing homes, and medical private practices. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Erie Psychological Consortium, where she had supervised clinical training in an inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital, outpatient private practice, and community mental health setting conducting cognitive screeners, neuropsychological evaluations, psychotherapy. Dr. DeMatteis obtained additional training in Hamilton Ontario, at an acquired brain injury rehabilitation hospital where she received supervised clinical training in the treatment and assessment of traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury. 


In her postdoctoral residency, Dr. DeMatteis is focusing on furthering her training in neuropsychological assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapy of individuals. Additionally, she desires to obtain training with adults and older adults with a variety of medical and psychiatric illnesses.


Florida School of Professional Psychology at National Lewis University, Tampa Florida          2021

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology

Florida School of  Professional Psychology, at Argosy University, Tampa Florida                            2015

M.A., Clinical Psychology

Westminster College                 2012

B.A, Psychology



Professional Affiliations, Designations: 

Pennsylvania Psychological Association

Gerontological Society of America

Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

American Psychological Association


Professional Experience:


2021   Northshore Psychological Associates

Psychology Resident


2019-2020  Erie Psychology Consortium

Doctoral Intern

2017-2018  Hamilton Health Sciences – Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Hamilton, Ontario Canada

Neuropsychology Intern                                     

2018-2019, 2020-2021 Northshore Psychological Associates   Psychological Trainee/Psychometrist                                                               

2016-2017 Florida Behavioral Medicine,   Advanced Practicum Student

Research Experience:


2016-2021   Florida School of Professional Psychology at National Lewis University, Tampa Florida 

Dissertation: Remote Neuropsychological Assessment: Does Mode of Administration Matter


2015-2017 Florida School of Professional Psychology Research Interest Group 

2016 The Gerontological Society of America's 69th Annual Scientific Meeting

Abstract Reviewer (Graduate Assistant)                                                                  


Teaching Experience:


2016 - 2017   Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University 

Teaching Assistant: Geriatric Assessment/Intro to Neuropsychological Screening, Statistics and Research Methods I and Statistics and II, Projective Personality Assessment

Presentations: (Selected)


DeMatteis, R., & Gonzalez, N. (2020, May). Telepsychology: Etiquette & Guidelines. Presen ted at the Erie Psychological Consortium Lunch & Learn in Erie, PA.


DeMatteis, R., (2020, March). Managing Grief After the loss of a Loved One. Presented at

the UPMC Lifetime of Well-Being Speaker Series in Erie, PA


DeMatteis, R. (2019, November). Sleep Hygiene: How to get a good night’s rest. Presented at

the UPMC Lifetime of Well-Being Speaker Series in Erie, PA.


DeMatteis, R., & Unsal, A (2018, May). The Correlation between NIH and Other NPAs in a

Clinical Population. Poster presented at the Twenty-fifth Annual Conference on Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

DeMatteis, R. (2016, October). The neuropsychology of oncology: Exploring cognitive deficits related to cancer and cancer treatments. Presentation at the Ninth Annual Combined Agency Training Institute Conference, Sarasota, Florida.


DeMatteis, R., & Sines, C. (2015, June). Exploring psychological effects of surrogacy and other non-traditional pregnancies with families. Poster presented at the fifth Annual Families and Couples Conference, Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Tampa, Florida.  


DeMatteis, R., & Medvin, M. (2012, May). Cross cultural attitudes towards disabilities and

beliefs about choice. Poster presented at Westminster’s Research Symposium, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA.


DeMatteis, R., & Medvin, M. (2012, March). Cross cultural attitudes towards disabilities and

beliefs about choice. Presentation at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research, Weber University, Salt Lake City, UT.

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