Christopher Stoddard, Psy.D., NCSP


Phone: (603) 535-2615

Email: cpstoddard@plymouth.edu

Profile

Chris Stoddard joined Plymouth State in 2019 and is core faculty in the school psychology program. Dr. Stoddard has 6 years of experience working as a school psychologist, primarily at the middle school and high school levels. Dr. Stoddard considers school psychologists to be comprehensive mental health providers in schools; his many roles included conducting psychoeducational assessments, consulting with parents and teachers regarding learning, social difficulties, and emotional challenges, and conducting individual/group counseling. He is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and a Licensed Educational Psychologist (Massachusetts). In addition to his work in schools, Dr. Stoddard completed his doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at The Triumph Center for Children, Adolescent, and Young Adult Counseling in Reading, MA. At the Triumph Center, Dr. Stoddard coordinated a group-therapy site, consulted to several school districts regarding implementation of effective progress monitoring practices, conducted individual psychotherapy, and was a Head Counselor in The Triumph Center’s therapeutic summer camp.

Degrees and Education

  • Psy.D., School Psychology, William James College
  • CAGS, School Psychology, William James College
  • MA, Professional Psychology, William James College
  • BS, Missionary Aviation Technology, Moody Bible Institute

Research Interests

  • Progress monitoring in counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Social and emotional intervention and support for school-age boys
  • Learning disabilities and neurodiversity

Courses Taught

  • SY6400 Individual Intelligence Testing
  • SY6700 Practicum I & II
  • SY6200 Behavioral Assessment, Analysis, and Intervention