Marlene Baldizón, PhD

Primary Specialty: Psychology
  • Accepting New Patients
Marlene Baldizón, PhD

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Psychology

Special Training

Assessment of Bilingual Intelligence

Child Psychotherapy & Assessment

Languages Spoken

English

Spanish


Bio

Dr. Marlene Baldizón is a child psychologist with the Middlesex Health Family Advocacy Program and the Psychology Training Director for the Middlesex Health Behavioral Health Services Doctoral Internship Program.

Dr. Baldizón completed her predoctoral internship and her postdoctoral fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center; her postdoctoral work also took place at the Integrated Wellness Group in New Haven, CT.  She earned a master's degree in psychological studies, an Education Specialist degree in school psychology, and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Seton Hall University. 

Dr. Baldizón has extensive experience in both clinical and non-clinical settings. She has practiced in community mental health clinics, hospitals, and private practices, and she has worked with a diverse population of children, adolescents, and adults. While employed by New Haven Public Schools, she served as a school psychologist, the Supervisor of School Psychology and Special Education, the Supervisor of Bilingual and English as a Second Language, and then as principal of a dual-language school. Dr. Baldizón has also held the position of Adjunct Professor in the Southern Connecticut State University Department of Counseling and School Psychology.

Dr. Baldizón provides various types of psychotherapy - including play and individual - and psychological and educational assessment. She has a special interest in the assessment of bilingual intelligence and enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team to collaborate with community programs and schools.

Special Interests

Ethnic and linguistically diverse populations, Play therapy, Psychology training

Education & Training

Fellowship Yale Child Study Center and Integrated Wellness Group, New Haven, CT
Doctoral Program Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Internship Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT
Graduate Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location

1Family Advocacy Program

51 Broad Street
Middletown, CT 06457
860-358-3401
Family Advocacy Program

Insurance Accepted

Middlesex Health treats patients in their emergency departments regardless of their ability to pay.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • Champus/Tricare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna (including Starbridge and Great West)
  • ConnectiCare
  • Connecticut State Medicaid (Husky) A, B, C, D, Charter Oak
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Healthcare Value Management
  • HMC
  • Medicare
  • MHN (Behavioral Health services only)
  • Multiplan
  • Northeast Health Direct
  • Oxford Healthplans
  • Private Health Systems (PHCS)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare (including Golden Rule, UMR, United Behavioral Health, United Integrated Resources)
  • Value Options (Behavioral Health services only)

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