About Gina Forchelli, PhD

Dr. Gina Forchelli is a Staff Psychologist at the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) within the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.  She is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Forchelli received a dual B.A.in psychology and music at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA.  She completed her M.Ed. in School Psychology at Teachers College-Columbia University in New York, NY.  Before returning to complete her Ph.D., she worked as a school psychology intern within the White Plains School District in NY.  Her Ph.D. in School Psychology was completed at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.  She completed her internship training at the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA, a residential school for low-income students.  Her post-doctoral training in neuropsychological assessment was completed within the LEAP clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Forchelli is a Licensed Psychologist and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

Dr. Forchelli specializes in pediatric neuropsychological and psychological assessment of children and adolescents with learning, emotional, and behavioral concerns.  She has completed training across multiple settings including an outpatient trauma-based clinic, residential therapeutic school, and public school settings. Dr. Forchelli has particular interest in evaluation and intervention with adolescents with executive function difficulties that co-occur with a myriad of cognitive and emotional regulatory difficulties. Skill development aimed to enhance transition to young adulthood and post-secondary pursuits are also an area of interest. Dr. Forchelli’s work has presented at meetings for the American Psychological Association and National Association of School Psychologists.



Mass General Psychiatry: Learning & Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP)
151 Merrimac St.
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-6010

Medical Education

  • PhD, Temple University
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

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