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1st Year Psychology Resident
Renee DeMatteis is currently a first-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 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
Professional Affiliations, Designations:
Pennsylvania Psychological Association
Gerontological Society of America
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
American Psychological Association
2021 Northshore Psychological Associates
2019-2020 Erie Psychology Consortium
2017-2018 Hamilton Health Sciences – Regional Rehabilitation Centre, Hamilton, Ontario Canada
2018-2019, 2020-2021 Northshore Psychological Associates Psychological Trainee/Psychometrist
2016-2017 Florida Behavioral Medicine, Advanced Practicum Student
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)
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
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.