Dr. Jason Tinero (he/him/él) is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Boston Child Study Center. He has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults in a variety of settings, including outpatient mental health centers, children’s hospitals, and community mental health centers. At BCSC, Dr. Tinero provides neuropsychological testing to assess for a variety of mental health diagnoses and cognitive differences. He is passionate about identifying a child’s areas of weakness as well as highlighting their own personal strengths, which can be used to leverage their abilities at home, school, and social situations. Dr. Tinero draws from many theoretical backgrounds, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) when providing families with recommendations and next steps after testing.
Dr. Tinero received his doctorate at the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium. Prior to graduate school, he graduated Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology. Following his undergraduate education, he received his Master’s of Science in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. While in graduate school, Dr. Tinero trained in various academic medical centers, including Stanford University School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). At both of these medical centers, he completed specialized training in comprehensive neuropsychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults with underlying medical conditions, such as epilepsy and cardiac conditions. He also has a speciality in conducting psychotherapy with children with medical illness, particularly those awaiting or post-solid organ transplant.
Dr. Tinero is committed to highlighting and celebrating individual diversity. He has received specialized training in working with LGBTQ+ individuals. As a bilingual Spanish speaker, Dr. Tinero is also able to work with mono- and bilingual Spanish speakers in the language(s) that they are most comfortable with. He utilizes humor, genuineness, and warmth to build rapport with youth and their families. In his free time, Dr. Tinero enjoys cooking, music, hiking, exploring cities, and rewatching his favorite comedy television shows.