Rachel Diorio, PhD

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Rachel Diorio, PhD, conducts comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations, provides individual and group therapy, and consults with school teams to improve students’ educational and behavioral outcomes.

Dr. Diorio has experience in the diagnostic evaluation of autism spectrum disorders and in psychoeducational assessment.  She has been involved in the development of school-based academic, behavioral, and social supports for students with a variety of concerns, including autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Diorio is also skilled in conducting functional behavioral assessments (FBAs), developing behavior intervention plans (BIPs), and supporting school-based teams in creating and modifying BIPs.  She is currently in the process of completing her training to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Dr. Diorio earned her doctoral degree in School Psychology at the University of Connecticut. During her graduate training, Dr. Diorio obtained experience with children and adolescents in a variety of settings, including at a psychology practice specializing in neuropsychological assessment. She also had multiple placements in public schools where she conducted psychoeducational assessments and led individual and group counseling sessions. Dr. Diorio received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross.