Linnea graduated from Boston College with a M.A. in Counseling Psychology and is currently attending MGH Institute of Health Professions to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner. In addition, she maintains involvement in the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children’s Hospital specializing in clinical and behavioral assessments and intervention. Her masters work focused on severe psychopathology in children and adolescents as well as parent-child engagement in relation to the developmental of language and social communication in young children with autism spectrum disorders. Linnea’s clinical and research interests are focused on accurate diagnosis, and subsequent intervention of disorders presenting in early childhood.