Rebecca Comizio, School Psychologist

About Me

Rebecca Comizio, MA, MA Ed, NCSP, is Connecticut’s 2019 school psychologist of the year. She is a consulting school psychologist at New Canaan Country School in New Canaan, CT & a Licensed Professional Counselor. Rebecca is a co-host of School Psyched Podcast, rated weekly by Chartable in the top 15-50 in courses in the United States, Canada & Australia. Rebecca is an advocate for children’s mental and behavioral health supports in schools as she works to spread evidence-based practices and access to professional development in the field. As a volunteer leader for the National Association of Psychologists’ (NASP) Communications Committee, Rebecca supports the practice of school psychology at a national level. Rebecca has co-authored the book, 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior (2016). She is also co-author with Caren Baruch Feldman of The Resilience Workbook for Kids, April 2022 by New Harbinger Publications. Rebecca received her Masters in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her Masters Specialist Degree in School Psychology from Iona University.


  • Awarded School Psychologist of the Year for Connecticut 2019

Areas of Expertise

  • Positive Psychology Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)


  • Pursuit of doctorate - Psychology Trainee at Nova Southeastern University

  • Mothering 4 adult children