Social Psychologist Resident
Mrs. LaBelle has been employed as a school psychologist in Falls Church City Public Schools for over ten years where she has gained experience working with children of all ages from preschool through high school. Throughout her career, Mrs. LaBelle has completed hundreds of psychological evaluations for preschool and school age students in addition to providing individual and group counseling. Moreover, she regularly consults with teachers and parents to support the academic, social, and emotional needs of children in school. She has extensive knowledge of special education laws and procedures as well as the development of IEPs and 504 Plans. Mrs. LaBelle has provided school psychological services to children with a variety of needs including, but not limited to ADHD and executive functioning, Autism, social skills, behavior management, and anxious and depressive disorders. Mrs. LaBelle has particular interests in mindfulness, mental health and wellness, and learning disorders.
Mrs. LaBelle earned a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University with a major in psychology and a minor in special education. From there, she earned her master’s degree and certificate of advanced graduate studies from George Mason University in school psychology. She is a member of both the National Association of School Psychologists and the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists. She has met and maintained the qualifications to be a Nationally Certified School Psychologist in the public school setting. Mrs. LaBelle is currently working under the supervision of a Licensed School Psychologist.
When not working, Mrs. LaBelle enjoys spending time with her husband and son. Mrs. LaBelle is working under the supervision of Christine Willing.