Jason Merrin, Ph.D., Psy.D.
Dr. Merrin has been providing evaluations and assessments for children and adults since 2003. He has expertise performing a range of assessments, including: Neuropsychological, Educational, Forensic, Expert Witness, Parental Capacity, Risk Assessment, and in Sports Psychology and Executive Assessment.
Dr. Merrin graduated from Brown University in 1997 with a degree in Organizational Behavior Management and then worked as a Business and Corporate Development Manager with a few technology companies before entering graduate school in 2003 at the California School of Professional Psychology. He earned doctorates in Clinical Psychology and Organizational Development.
Dr. Merrin’s clients have included Federal and State Departments of Education, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services in Maine and NH, Special Education departments, Law Firms, and MEMIC (Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company). With his training in Organizational Development, Dr. Merrin has also worked as an executive coach and as an organizational development consultant, working on a range of applications such as Needs Assessment, Team Building, Role negotiation, Strategic planning, Gap Analysis, Benchmarking, Return on Investment, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Implementation of Performance Management/Improvement System.
Dr. Merrin also has experience engaging in psychotherapy with clients throughout the lifespan. He approaches his clients in a holistic and nurturing fashion, using primarily Positive Psychology (PP) and Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) techniques. He also has training in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Dr. Merrin appreciates life-long learning and was a member of the Neuropsychological Post-Doctoral program with Fielding Graduate University in New York City. The group was led by Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg who was a mentee of Dr. Alexander Luria, one of the founders of Neuropsychology.
Dr. Merrin adores his young son and daughter who are loving, compassionate, and curious about themselves and the world around them.