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 adolescents 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 served on the Connecticut Psychological Association (CPA) Board of Directors from 2018 – 2021. She is currently chair of the Convention Committee and remains active in CPA. She enjoys involvement in advocacy and professional development work.
Dr. Pennington is licensed in both Connecticut and California.