The core, year-round services provided by MCEC include psychological and educational assessments, tutoring, and group and individual psychotherapy, all of which are designed to teach students to access their learning strengths to compensate for areas of weakness. Many clients return over their academic lifespan, starting in early elementary school and returning for updated assessments and guidance in middle school, high school, college, and beyond. MCEC also provides free parent education classes and free topic-specific talks by staff to community and school groups. Hundreds of testimonials indicate that clients benefit significantly from MCEC’s services throughout their lifetimes, often reporting notable success in school and/or their professional lives.

Diagnosis & Evaluation

Morrissey-Compton offers a full array of evaluation services, including:

  • Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Extended Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Educational Evaluations
  • Intellectual Evaluations
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Our options for treatment include:

  • Educational Therapy/Tutoring
  • Executive Functioning Therapy/Tutoring
  • Psychotherapy Services:
      – Play Therapy for Children, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Family Therapy
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Educational Therapy & Tutoring

At Morrissey-Compton our educational therapists and educational specialists specialize in working with children and adults with learning differences. Traditional tutors focus on current academic content being presented in class, while our specialists use a broader, research-based approach. They are able to remediate foundational skills in reading, written language and mathematics as well as teach specific study skills to address working memory and organizational deficits.

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Executive Functioning

Our specialists also provide executive function therapy and coaching tailored to your specific learning profile. When students are struggling with challenges that extend across several subjects in school and into other areas of their life, a tutor simply will not be sufficient.

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Psychotherapy Services

The staff at the Morrissey-Compton Educational Center provides individual psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, young adults, and adults experiencing a broad range of social, behavioral and emotional difficulties. Our therapists use a variety of therapeutic modalities, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, behavior management, psychodynamic, art therapy, and interpersonal therapy.

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Psychiatric Services

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