Rienzi Haytasingh, Psy.D. ABSNP

Rienzi Haytasingh, Psy.D. ABSNP

Core Faculty/Advisor PPS

Contact

P (619) 908-6001

F (619) 296-8690

Rienzi Haytasingh
Bio

Rienzi Haytasingh, Psy.D. has been lecturing graduate students since 2004. He has devoted his entire professional career towards promoting the lives of students with disabilities and differences. As a Diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology, Dr. Haytasingh has taken his appreciation for brain related differences in children, and used that knowledge to help mentor graduate students going out to work in public schools. Dr. Haytasingh received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and child development from California State University at Chico in 1999, and his master’s degree in school psychology from National University in 2001. He earned his doctorate in school and educational psychology from Alliant International University, with emphasis in neuropsychology in 2005, and a post doctorate certificate in school neuropsychology from Texas Women’s University in 2006. He received his board certification in 2006 from the American Board of School Neuropsychology. Dr. Haytasingh has worked in public schools for over 10 years as a school psychologist. 

Discipline
  • School Psychology & School Counseling

  • Neuropsychological assessment, Counseling, Law & Ethics

Education
Alliant International University, San Diego
Doctorate in Educational Psychology
Dissertation: "A needs assessment for students with autism in the Chula Vista Elementary School District"
1973
National University
M.S. School Psychology
Thesis: Grade Retention of primary school age children: Best Practices
2001
California State University, Chico
B.A. Psychology, Child Development
Areas of concentration: Child Psychology
1999
Scholarly Activities
Autism Spectrum Disorders: What School Nurses Need to Know.
San Diego Unified School District Nurses: San Diego Unified School District, San Diego Ca.
2013
Children with Seizure Disorders in the Schools
California Nurses Association Annual Conference
Town & Country Resort, San Diego, Ca
2013
School Neuropsychological Considerations for Students with Bipolar Disorder
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, Ca
2013
Professional Experience
Sweetwater Union High School District
District School Neuropsychologist/Psychologist
Nonpublic Schools
2006-2013
Chapman University-San Diego
Assistant Professor/Coordinator
School Psychology/School Counseling PPS Program
2003-2008
2011-present
San Diego State University
Adjunct Professor
School of Education, School Psychology PPS
2008-present