Dr. Stephanie Pennington obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, CA in 2013. She completed a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in clinical and forensic evaluation and neuropsychological assessment. Before relocating to Connecticut, Dr. Pennington served as the on-site psychologist in a state-wide private-sector sex offender treatment program, conducting assessments and outpatient therapy. She spent her first year in Connecticut at a large community health center assessing children and adolescent for the Department of Children and Families and the juvenile courts. She joined Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services in Cheshire, CT in 2018.

Dr. Pennington has experience in the evaluation of a broad range of neuropsychological and psychiatric disorders, including developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders, learning disorders, ADHD, dementia, stroke, traumatic brain injury and other acquired brain disorders, depression and anxiety disorders, trauma and PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and substance use. She is also skilled in forensic evaluation, including the assessment of violence risk, sexual offense disorders, mental status, competency, and consultation.

Dr. Pennington serves on the Connecticut Psychological Association (CPA) Board of Directors in the role of Region 3 (New Haven county) representative. She serves on several committees within the Board as well. She has been a member of the Board since 2018 and enjoys the involvement in advocacy and professional development work.

Dr. Pennington is licensed in both Connecticut and California.


Areas of Interest/Speciality
ADD/ADHD/Learning Disabilities, Adult Child of an Alcoholic (ACoA), Affective Disorders, Assessment/Testing, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Children & Adolescents, Clinical Psychology, Depression, Developmental Issues, Forensic, Gay/Lesbian/Queer Allied, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Mental Retardation, Neuropsychology/Brain-Behavior, Personality Disorders, Rehabilitation, Schizophrenia, School & Special Education, Sexuality Issues, Substance Abuse, Trauma/Abuse/Attachment

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