ABOUT DR. SPOMENKA NEWMAN
She provides a wide range of services from psychological assessment and therapy, to work on specific school related issues. Dr. Newman’s background in educational and developmental psychology makes her uniquely qualified to counsel families on a wide variety of issues.
Dr. Newman two doctoral degrees from the University of Georgia, one in School Psychology and one in Gifted Education. Her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in School Psychology were earned from the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia.
In her thirty year long career in child psychology she has been a school psychologist, clinician, Postdoctoral Fellow with the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented at Yale University, educational consultant, researcher, and university professor. Dr. Newman has lectured and published on gifted education, underachievement of gifted females, heightened sensitivities and overexcitabilities in gifted children, and early temperament and development of mental disorders in childhood.