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Marissa H. Hyszczak School Psychologist, Adjunct Professor of Graduate Psychology


EdD Educational Psychology in School Psychology, American International College (‘19)

MA Clinical Psychology, specialization in Mental Health, American International College (‘15)

BA Elementary Education, specialization in Special Education, Endicott College (‘11)


Dr. Hyszczak is a seasoned educational leader teaching courses in diagnostic assessments for individuals and groups as well as the systems and theories of psychology. Combining her background within the education and clinical psychology fields, Dr. Hyszczak offers a unique perspective of instruction to her students as an adjunct professor, intersecting hands-on and collaborative learning incorporating real-world experiences and case studies within a dynamic classroom environment. 


She currently is employed by a public school system working as a school psychologist and special education team facilitator and has experience working as a mild and moderate special education teacher in urban and suburban settings, a clinician through various local agencies, as well as within Baystate’s Child and Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program. Her interests lie in current mental health trends, psychometrics, educational assessment, and integrating social-emotional constructs into academic instruction. Dr. Hyszczak volunteers within her community as a Secretary for the Parent Teacher Organization through her children’s school. She resides locally with her husband and three young children. 

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