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Dr. Jennifer L. Mockler is a licensed psychologist practicing in Tampa, Florida. She received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Florida. Dr. Mockler began her career working as a psychologist for the Broward County School District. She was also a faculty member at Nova Southeastern University and taught courses to school psychology graduate students. Dr. Mockler conducted research at the University of Florida Brain Institute, authored several articles in leading academic journals, and presented research findings at national conferences on topics including neuroanatomy, intelligence, ADHD, and reading ability in children. Dr. Mockler has experience working with gifted, learning disabled, developmentally delayed, autistic, mentally handicapped, hyperactive, emotionally handicapped, and physically impaired children. She also works with parents and teachers so that children can reach their fullest potential at home and at school. In her spare time, Dr. Mockler enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.