Jacqueline O’Connell, Ph.D.
(770) 924-1818, ext. 308
Dr. Jacqueline Luann O’Connell (Williams) is a Licensed Psychologist by the Georgia State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (#3915). Dr. O’Connell conducts comprehensive, psychological & educational testing for children, adolescents, and adults. Evaluations include determining & understanding one’s strengths and weaknesses, linking assessment results to appropriate, research-based interventions/recommendations. Areas of assessment include (but are not limited to): ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders (Mild), Anxiety Disorders, Behavior Disorders, Cognitive Delays, Depression (and other mood disorders), and Learning Disabilities.
Dr. O’Connell graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from Western Michigan University and attended graduate school at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she earned a Ph.D. from UT’s School Psychology program. Dr. O’Connell completed her internship and post-doctoral experience at Cherokee Health Systems (CHS) in East Tennessee. While at CHS, she provided traditional school psychology services within the schools, in addition to conducting psychological evaluations in clinical settings.
Dr. O’Connell has worked in private clinical settings conducting psychological evaluations for children and adults, in addition to working as a school psychologist in elementary, middle, and high school settings. She recently joined Cherokee Counseling & Psychological Associates, L.L.P. Prior to working at CCPA, she administered evaluations at Child & Adult Clinical Associates in Knoxville, TN. Dr. O’Connell also has experience working as a school psychologist in urban and rural school settings across East Tennessee, as well as a suburban district of Chicago. Her previous work experience also includes working as an educational consultant providing School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) services to schools, in addition to conducting ADHD evaluations for college students. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at local, state, and national conferences on information regarding global reading assessments, group/classroom contingencies focusing on increasing appropriate behaviors, and SWPBS.