Michael Capawana, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Neurodevelopmental Specialist
Michael Capawana received his B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Public Health from Muhlenberg College. He earned an M.A. in Mental Health Counseling at Boston College prior to receiving a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology there. His graduate research focused on social-emotional/behavioral and academic correlates of low-income children with physical health issues. This research has won awards from the Health Psychology and School Psychology divisions of the American Psychological Association, as well as from Boston College.
Dr. Capawana completed a pre-doctoral internship at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School (APA-Accredited) in the child/adult outpatient departments, where he provided therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults. He also engaged in psychological evaluations of children and adolescents – many of whom presented with complex psychiatric symptoms – across inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Capawana then completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychological assessment at the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is currently a Staff Psychologist. In addition to hospital-based work, he has enjoyed previously working as an individual, family, and group therapy provider across day treatment, community mental health, public school, and residential treatment settings. He is a Licensed Psychologist in Massachusetts and an Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.