Education : Education Faculty

Dr. Diana Naddeo, Psy.D

Assistant Professor, MS Counselor Education Program
B.A. Communications – University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.S.E. Counseling - Fordham University
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology - Chestnut Hill College
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Office location:
White Hall 322c

Phone and Email:
naddeod@wcsu.educreate new email
(203) 837-8512

Biographical Information

Dr. Diana Naddeo is an assistant professor and teaches in the MS Counselor Education Program in the clinical mental health concentration. She is a licensed clinical psychologist. For the last several years, Dr. Naddeo taught concurrently in the WCSU Psychology Department, creating the undergraduate Internship in Applied Psychology program, and was an adjunct professor for WCSU's Counselor Education Program, helping to train the next generation of graduate students entering the counseling field. In addition to her work at WCSU, Dr. Naddeo also ran the Pediatric Assessment program within the Department of Neuropsychology at Associated Neurologists/Nuvance Hospital in Danbury, CT. She has broad clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults doing individual and group therapy. She recently opened a private group practice in Newtown, CT, Center for Assessment and Psychotherapy, specializing in child, adolescent, and young adult mental health. Dr. Naddeo gained specialty training in college mental health through her pre-doctoral internship at Brooklyn College Counseling Center and post-doctoral fellowship at Sarah Lawrence College Health Clinic. Her research interests in emerging adulthood led to a dissertation that focused on treatment approaches for self-injurious behaviors in high-functioning female college students. She earned her BA in Communications from the University of Massachusetts–Amherst; M.S. in Counseling from Fordham University; and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with specialty in Psychological Assessment from Chestnut Hill College.