The Center for
Cognitive Therapy


Dr. Amber Mason

Amber Mason, Ph.D., is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Associate.  She earned her Doctorate and Master’s degrees in School Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University, an American Psychological Association (APA) and National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) accredited program.  During her graduate training, Dr. Mason was selected as a Fellow under the U.S. Department of Education’s IES Training Interdisciplinary Educational Scientists (TIES) Predoctoral Fellowship Program.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (concentration: Developmental Psychology) and Visual Art from Duke University.

Dr. Mason has provided services to youth, parents, teachers, school administrators, and community members promoting academic, behavioral, and social-emotional success for students over the past decade.  These services have included psychological and psychoeducational assessment, counseling and psychotherapy, social skills training, teaching and professional development presentations, consultation, and behavioral, academic, and crisis interventions.

Dr. Mason specializes in psychological testing to diagnose various conditions using DSM-5 (clinical) and IDEIA (educational) criteria, including Neurodevelopmental Disorders (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD], and Specific Learning Disorders), Depressive and Anxiety Disorders, and Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders (e.g., Oppositional Defiant Disorder).  Dr. Mason has provided direct services primarily to children and adolescents in clinical and school (public, private, and charter) settings.

amason@centerforcbtva.com