Stephanie M. Fernandez, Ph.D. earned her Doctoral of Philosophy degree in Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience from Yale University in 2008.  From 2011 until joining PCA in 2016, Dr. Fernandez completed a Postdoctoral Re-specialization Program in Clinical Psychology through the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Her Training has included a Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Health Psychology at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in Newington, Internship at the Greater Hartford Clinical Psychology Internship, the Uniformed Services Program at Brattleboro Retreat in Vermont, the Hospital for Special Care, Division of Neuropsychology in New Britain, CT, the Psychological Services Center at the University of Massachusetts, The Institute of Living, Division of Health Psychology at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, and Crocker Farm Elementary School in Amherst, MA.  Dr. Fernandez was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Child Study Center of the Yale University School of Medicine and is published in peer-reviewed journals, including Pharmacological Reviews, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, The Journal of Neuroscience, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Behavioral Neuroscience, European Journal of Neuroscience, Neurobiology of Aging and Neuroscience.  She is a reviewer for The Journal of Neuroscience, European Journal of Neuroscience, and Endocrinology.  Dr. Fernandez joined PCA as a Primary Care Psychologist at Beth Israel-Deaconess HealthCare, Pastor Medical Group Group in Brookline where she provides evaluation, consultation, treatment and guidance services as a member of that Internal Medicine practice; and at PCA’s Woburn Office, where she offers Psychological and Neuropsychological evaluation and treatment for adults.