Marissa N. Coleman, PsyD
Bilingual Clinical Psychologist
Assessment and treatment of learning, behavioral and emotional issues, family conflict, school related challenges/ADHD, traumatic healing/PTSD, acculturation and generational conflicts, early career stress, women’s issues, psychological and psychoeducational assessment, and prenatal and postpartum adjustment.
Dr. Marissa N. Coleman is a licensed clinical psychologist who offers services in Spanish and English. She has a plethora of international and domestic clinical and research experience. Dr. Coleman completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine with an emphasis on traumatic adjustment in children, adolescents, and adults. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in International Psychology and Human Rights. Dr. Coleman graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with research honors and specialized training in family therapy and trauma-focused therapy. She is trained in multiple evidence based trauma-focused interventions including, TF-CBT, EMDR, and Narrative Psychology. She has been a speaker at international conferences and media outlets including the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and CNN Español.
Dr. Coleman employs a collaborative approach to treatment and assessment for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her areas of expertise include familial conflict and adjustment, prenatal and postpartum adjustment, trauma, issues of acculturation, divorce and custody conflicts, anxiety, depression, school related challenges, and self-esteem issues.
Dr. Coleman attends to past and present circumstances, thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and the body. Her clinical practice is directly influenced by her belief that all people, regardless of age, have an innate capacity to grow, heal, and change if they are provided a safe, supportive, and encouraging environment. In her work Dr. Coleman utilizes an eclectic approach to provide a holistic, relational, and experiential approach to change. More information about Dr. Coleman's services, research, and treatment approaches can be found on her website at www.drmarissacoleman.com