Speaker Series

Speaker Series 2019-20


Wednesday, January 22 · 7 PM

Nadja Reilly, Ph.D.

Join us on Wednesday, January 22 from 7-8 p.m. where we will discuss child social-emotional development and how this relates to learning and academic success. Nadja Reilly, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. Her areas of focus include prevention, school climate, and emotional learning, systems change, consultation, and treatment of anxiety and depression. We will focus on areas that present as risk factors to learning, as well as ways to promote resilience, balance, and well-rounded development.

Nadja Reilly, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Miami, Florida and completed her pre- and post-doctoral training at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she worked for 14 years.  She is currently adjunct faculty in the School Psychology Department of William James College, and the Associate Director of the Freedman Center for Child and Family Development at the college.  Her areas of focus include prevention, school climate, and emotional learning, systems change, consultation, and treatment of anxiety and depression. Dr. Reilly is the author of several depression prevention curricula and book chapters, executive producer of the Break Free From Depression documentary, and author of the book Anxiety and Depression in the Classroom:  A Teacher’s Guide for Fostering Self-Regulation in Young Students (WWW Norton).