Alfred Amado, Ph.D, NCSP

Clinical Psychologist and Mental Health Expert

Dr. Alfred J. Amado is the founder and CEO of Behavioral & Educational Solutions, PC where he oversees business development, operations, and financial expansion of a behavioral and health services consulting company engages in private and public contracting. He received his doctoral degree in School Psychology from Texas A & M University where he specialized in child-clinical psychology and serving at-risk populations. He has over 20 years experience providing comprehensive psychological services in the school, community, medical, forensic, and university settings. He is a Licensed Psychologist in Maryland and Washington, DC. Postdoctoral training includes separate fellowships from Johns Hopkins University, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the University of Miami. He served one year as an American Psychological Association Congressional Fellow on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, where he provided expertise on policy related to child abuse prevention, juvenile justice, student support services, and the impact of immigration enforcement on families, children, and communities. Prior to working in Congress, he served on the faculty in the School Psychology Program at the University of Maryland’s College of Education where he researched the impact of acculturation styles on the academic and behavioral development of first and second generation children. He has numerous national publications, presentations, and awards.


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