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Alaa Houri

Psychologist - Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
M.A. in Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
B.S. in Child Psychology, University of Minnesota

Alaa assesses and supports the academic and social, emotional, and behavioral development of children, adolescents, and adults as a member of the Learning Center’s Diagnostics Team. Alaa is excited to help clients and their families advocate for their educational needs, and to identify strategies and supports needed to develop strong academic and social, emotional, and behavioral skills. Alaa is also passionate about identifying best practices in the prevention and early intervention of social, emotional, and behavioral functioning, with a focus on enhancing universal screening procedures. Alaa is a current member of the National Association of School Psychology and the Minnesota School Psychology Association. Alaa’s favorite children’s book is “Happy Hippo Angry Duck: A Book of Moods” by Sandra Boynton.