Caren earned her Bachelor’s degree in Child Development from the Florida State University, and her Education Specialist degree in School Psychology from the University of Central Florida. She is licensed by the State of Florida (SS 1026). Caren has 12 years of experience in working with a variety of children with diverse challenges. Caren began her career working as a School Psychologist for six years within Duval County Public Schools. She served schools and students both on the North side of Jacksonville and within private schools through the Parentally Placed Private Schools Team. After obtaining her license, Caren pursued her goals beyond the public school setting, and focused on working with families in the private sector and gaining research experience. These experiences led her to employment within the medical field. Caren worked for University of Florida Health in the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, and then worked within the Division of Neurology’s Neuropsychology Clinic at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care. Through these varied employment opportunities, Caren discovered a passion for working with young children and their families, and gained valuable experience in the realm of development, behavior, and autism. Caren is committed to providing a positive experience for children, as well as offering guidance and support to their families. Caren is a current member of the Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP).