Allison C. Doerr, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist and doctoral level-board certified behavior analyst. Dr. Doerr received her undergraduate degree in early childhood education and psychology from Rutgers University. She received her doctorate and board certification from Penn State University and has been a practicing psychologist since 1994.
Dr. Doerr has over twenty years of experience working with children and youth with special needs and their families in both public school settings, specialized programs and as a private practitioner. Dr. Doerr’s education and training spans early childhood/elementary education, school and clinical psychology, and applied behavior analysis. Dr. Doerr currently is the Clinical Director of Georgia Neurobehavioral Associates. Additionally, Dr. Doerr served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at Berry College. Dr. Doerr was instrumental in creating a behavior analyst course sequence for the college as well as taught courses in Applied Behavior Analysis, Developmental and Introductory Psychology. Also, for over eight years Dr. Doerr served as an Assistant Director of Clinical Services at a therapeutic and educational program, serving northwest Georgia students with severe emotional and behavioral disorders and autism. Dr. Doerr has directed an APPIC accredited predoctoral training program in school psychology. Additionally, Dr. Doerr provides supervision to psychologists and practitioners seeking certification in behavior analysis nationally and internationally.
Throughout her career, Dr. Doerr has been recognized as a leader in the field. Dr. Doerr was appointed by the GA Lieutenant Governor to the advisory board of the Office of the Child Advocate. She works as an advisor to help guide policy and practice to promote the health and safety of Georgia’s children. Dr. Doerr has also served several terms on the board of the Georgia Association of School Psychologists.
Dr. Doerr is dedicated to providing comprehensive neurobehavioral services to children and families to enhance their quality of life. Dr. Doerr is also committed to training behavior analysts, psychologists, and related professionals to promote positive strength-based mental health and behavioral services in the home, school and community settings. Dr. Doerr is a frequent speaker and trainer both nationally and internationally. Dr. Doerr’s professional interests include: applied behavior analysis, psychological assessment, strength-based assessment and practices, early intervention, neurofeedback, play, and trauma-focused therapy.