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Ellen Braaten, Ph.D., is the director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. Braaten is the coauthor of Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up and Straight Talk About Psychological Testing for Kids. She and her family live in Boston.
As a clinical psychologist, I evaluate hundreds of kids each year. Some of the most common questions...
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