Zachary Cottrell, Psy.D., LMHC

Pediatric Neuropsychologist Fellow 

Dr. Cottrell is a graduate of William James College, participating in the Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program and has experience working with individuals throughout their lifespan, as a therapist, behavioral health consultant, and evaluator.

Dr. Cottrell recently completed a 2 year APA internship placement at North Shore Medical Center (Salem, MA) which afforded him the opportunity to be immersed in the world of neuropsychological, personality, psychological, and educational testing at the Neuropsychological Assessment Center at MassGeneral for Children. In that setting, Dr. Cottrell’s work predominantly involved providing evaluation and consultation to children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD, ASD, learning disabilities, and other neurocognitive developmental and behavioral concerns in addition to providing psychological evaluations to adult patients considering bariatric surgical procedures. As part of these activities, Dr. Cottrell enjoyed opportunities to collaborate with family members.

During his 2 year internship, Dr. Cottrell also served as a Behavioral Health Consultant in Primary Care for North Shore Physicians Group at Union Hospital, where he worked with physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, nutritionists and social workers for a variety of patients providing therapy, psychoeducation, treatment plans and referrals to patients experiencing anxiety mood disorders, epilepsy, stroke, head injury, diabetes, sleep deficits, and mild cognitive impairment.

Dr. Cottrell has also worked as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) since 2011. He earned a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development from Walsh University (North Canton, OH). The emphasis of his counseling work has been supporting children, adolescents, and emerging adults experiencing anxiety, mood, attention and executive function disorders, and other social/emotional concerns. He utilizes a solutions-focused and strength-based approach as he collaborates with individuals and their families in order to emphasize their interests, goals, and potential.

 

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