Dr. Hemmelstein received his B.A. degree and elementary school teaching credential from Sonoma State University in California. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in School Psychology at Penn State University. Dr. Hemmelstein completed his internship at Sarah Reed Children's Center in Erie. In addition to his responsibilities for the day-to-day operation of the Emotional Support Classrooms at Sarah Reed, he provided inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy, staff training and consultation. During his years in Erie, Dr. Hemmelstein also taught courses as an adjunct professor at the Behrend Campus of Penn State University to those pursuing Chemical Addiction Counseling (CAC) certification. Between his undergraduate and graduate education, he co-founded a private elementary school (K-6) in Los Angeles where he taught kindergarten for three years and later taught as a clinical teacher of adolescents for two years at The Meadows Psychiatric Center in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania. He works part time with the State College Area School District providing school-based mental health services that include counseling, consultation and evaluation. Dr. Hemmelstein is both licensed as a psychologist and certified as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania and holds membership in the American Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Dr. Hemmelstein's primary focus is working with children, adolescents, and families to address behavioral, emotional, educational, and mental health problems, as well as family issues.
The Atrium at Allenway
315 South Allen Street, Suite 218
State College, PA 16801
Phone: (814) 234-3010 Fax: (814) 234-2170