Dr. Bartel, PhD, worked as a school psychologist in Guilford County Schools, Durham Public Schools, Wake County Public Schools, and in charter schools for nearly 10 years prior to joining 3-C Family Services. She has extensive experience in the assessment of learning differences including dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), intellectual development, personality, mood and anxiety disorders, and social and emotional skills. Dr. Bartel is well-versed in navigating the special education process in schools and in helping educators and families understand the implications of evaluation results. She has gained experience working in settings including a therapeutic preschool, residential summer camp, and community mental health centers.
In addition to her experience in assessment and therapy for children, adolescents, and adults, Dr. Bartel has received specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) through Postpartum Support International. She has also completed the Gottman Institute’s Bringing Baby Home Educator Training, and she enjoys supporting couples through the transition to parenthood.