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Nykole Gonzalez

1st Year Psychology Resident

Biography:
 

Nykole Gonzalez is currently in the first year of her postdoctoral residency at Northshore Neurosciences. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Erie Psychological Consortium, where she fulfilled supervised clinical training in an inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital, outpatient private practice, and community mental health setting conducting cognitive screeners, neuropsychological evaluations, cognitive and emotional assessment of refugees, as well as, brief psychotherapy.

 

In her postdoctoral residency, Dr. Gonzalez is focusing on acquiring additional training in the neuropsychological assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapeutic treatment of individuals with a broad spectrum of medical and psychiatric illnesses. As a Spanish-speaking professional, she is also interested in issues related to diversity and multicultural competency in the evaluation of individuals with English as a second language.

 

​Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Gonzalez earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington D.C. Prior to her doctorate, Dr. Gonzalez received her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology with minor degrees in sociology and cognitive sciences from the University of Central Florida. She received her Master's of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Northern Virginia.  She has received clinical training in several outpatient mental health settings and private practices.  She is a current member of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.

Education:
 
 
 

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology                                 2020

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology

American School of  Professional Psychology, at Argosy University, Northern Virginia                       2017

M.A., Clinical Psychology

University of Central Florida      2014

B.S, Psychology

 

 

Professional Affiliations, Designations: 

Pennsylvania Psychological Association

 

Language Skills: 

Fluent in written and spoken Spanish

 

Professional Experience:

 

2020   Northshore Psychological Associates

Psychology Resident

 

2019-2020  Erie Psychology Consortium

Doctoral Intern

2018-2020 Applied Neuropsychological

          Services

Doctoral Extern and Psychological Associate

2017- 2018 Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital at Prince Georges Hospital Center

Doctoral Extern

2016-2017 Neuropsychology Associates

          of Fairfax

Doctoral Extern

Research Experience:

 

2017 - 2019   American School of  Professional Psychology, at Argosy University, Northern Virginia

Clinical Research Project: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Depression in Parkinson's Disease

 

2013-2014  University of Central Florida

Research Assistant

Teaching Experience:

 

2016 - 2017   American School of  Professional Psychology, at Argosy University, Northern Virginia

Teaching Assistant: Cognitive Assessment and Child/Adolescent Psychopathology

 

2013-2014  University of Central Florida

Teaching Assistant Developmental Psychology

Presentations: (Selected)

           

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

 

Gonzalez, N. (2020, April). Starting a Conversation: Talking to Your Teen About Mental Health. Presented virtually to the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Erie, PA.

 

Gonzalez, N. (2020, February). Relaxation Strategies: Say Ahhh! Presented at the UPMC    Lifetime of Well-Being Speaker Series in Erie, PA.

 

Gonzalez, N. (2019, December). Language Proficiency Considerations in Neuropsychological Evaluations. Presented at the Erie Psychological Consortium Lunch & Learn in Erie, PA.

 

Gonzalez, N. (2019, December). Health Behaviors: Why are Habits So Hard to Change. Presented at the UPMC Lifetime of Well-Being Speaker Series in Erie, PA.

 

Gonzalez, N. (2019, October). Self-Care for the Caregiver. Presented at the UPMC     Lifetime of Well-Being Speaker Series in Erie, PA.

 

Gonzalez, N. (2019, August). Using Mindfulness Techniques to Address Chronic Pain.            Presented at the UPMC Lifetime of Well-Being Speaker Series in Erie, PA.

 

Carlin, M., Gonzalez, N., & May, A. (2019, April). Stress & Health. Poster presented at the

3rd Annual Medical Psychology Poster Session (K. Johnson), American School

of Professional Psychology at Argosy University Northern Virginia.

 

Gonzalez, N. (2018, April). Executive Dysfunction & Substance Abuse. Poster presented at the

18thAnnual Cognition and Affect Campus Poster Session (A. Fedio), American School

of Professional Psychology at Argosy University Northern Virginia.

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