Joyce C. Day, Ph.D.
Dr. Day assists clients with the difficult transitions inherent in divorce, custody and family law matters. She is also available to assist with mediation.
Joyce Day, Ph.D. is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice and has been actively involved in both the fields of mental health and education for over 16 years. A native of Connecticut, Dr. Day received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT. She then completed both her Masters of Science and 6th year degree (CAGS) in Educational Psychology/School Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston. Dr. Day’s Ph.D. in Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine was obtained from Northcentral University in Arizona. Dr. Day also has specialized training in mindful based parenting and is a registered yoga instructor.
Dr. Day is a board and state certified school psychologist and licensed professional counselor. The early part of her career was spent working as a school psychologist for ten years in both suburban and urban priority school districts, at public and alternative schools, and spanning both elementary and secondary levels. In doing so, she had the opportunity to work with culturally diverse families, students, and colleagues. Dr. Day has evaluated and worked with a wide range of clinical presentations and has psychologically evaluated developmentally delayed, academically and behaviorally challenged, medically compromised, psychiatrically compromised, and neurologically impaired infants, children, adolescents, and their families.
While employed as a school psychologist Dr. Day also saw individuals, children, and families at night for various group practices. In addition, Dr. Day has also been a guest speaker at the University of Saint Joseph as well as holding adjunct faculty appointments at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) and Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) for the past five years. In 2010, Dr. Day held a full-time, tenure track professorship at Gateway Community College in New Haven, CT.