Alexandra Franklin, Psy.D., NCSP

Alexandra Franklin, Psy.D., NCSP, earned her doctorate degree in School Psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University. She is currently completing her postdoctoral training in pediatric neuropsychology at Brooklyn Learning Center and BLC Psychology Tribeca. Dr. Franklin is also the school psychologist at a special education elementary school in Tribeca.

She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Brooklyn Learning Center and has trained at the Center for Attention and Learning at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Franklin has additional prior experience conducting psycho-educational and neuropsychological evaluations, psychotherapy/academic remediation, and teacher training in hospital, private practice, clinic, and school settings. Further, her experience as a school psychologist in elementary and middle schools in New York City have allowed her to become proficient in school consultation, social skills training, and implementing empirically supported treatments for behavior management.

Dr. Franklin primarily combines academic remediation and psychotherapy to support the unique academic and social-emotional needs of children and adolescents. She primarily practices within a cognitive behavioral framework and implements evidence-based practices to provide psychotherapy to children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), anxiety, autism spectrum disorder, executive functioning weaknesses, and learning disabilities. Dr. Franklin has also received training in Preventing Academic Failure (PAF) and the Wilson Reading System.

She is committed to involving families in the neuropsychological evaluation and therapeutic process. Her focus is on translating complex evaluation results to families and providing concrete and realistic recommendations to support social-emotional and academic functioning.