Amanda McKerracher is a Health Service/Clinical Faculty member in the School Psychology program, as well as a member of the BPIC training committee. Her role involves clinical supervision of doctoral trainees, as well as teaching coursework in mental health and academic assessment and interventions, ethical decision making, and consultation skills. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. McKerracher worked in various capacities in the field of education, including as a teacher, early childhood educator, school psychologist, and licensed psychologist. She is currently a Licensed Educational Psychologist (#6772) and Licensed Psychologist (PSY33155) in California. Dr. McKerracher is also a licensed psychologist in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada.
In addition to a PhD in School Psychology, she holds an MA in Child Study and Education, and a BS in Psychology. Throughout her academic career, Dr. McKerracher’s research and clinical practice has focused on children with exceptionalities, especially youth with visual impairments. She has published research on the psychoeducational assessment and counseling of youth with visual impairments and has worked closely with this population for more than 15 years.