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Education and Professional Experience:

Dr. Weissman is a Harvard trained child psychologist in private practice in Wynnewood, PA, where she provides assessment and psychotherapy services to children, adolescents and their families. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Weissman was Director of Assessment and Psychology at the Kingsbury Center, in Washington D.C. and is a consultant to The Department of State, The Madeira School, Mercersburg Academy and Miss Hall’s School.


“Mary Ellen Weissman has a 6th sense. Her ability to read a child and immediately size up both the strengths and the vulnerabilities is a gift. She quickly identifies the disconnect that is preventing a child from realizing her full potential.”
Independent School Dean

“Dr. Weissman brought clarity to my child’s strengths and challenges and helped us learn how to capitalize on those strengths in a very traditional learning environment.”
Parent of a 9th grader

“Mary Ellen’s humor, deep knowledge of adolescents and a belief that all children deserve to have their individual learning styles respected in school makes her an effective presenter to our faculty.”
Independent school faculty Member

“Dr. Weissman has the unique ability to size up a child’s natural talents. She can discover interests and identify individual strengths to develop unique, commonsense interventions for both school and home.”
Mother of an 8th grader