Special Education Intern
Joy Nissen joined The Mesivta in 2019 as its Doctoral Intern in Clinical Psychology. Ms. Nissen is earning her Doctorate at Widener University, and received her undergraduate degree with honors in Peace and Conflict Studies from Colgate University, and completed coursework in Psychology and Sociology. Joy spent the past six years in the business world, managing an international team across three continents. Ms. Nissen made the decision to leave her company in order to pursue her PsyD. She has served as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big & Sisters program for six years, and also spent the past year as a research assistant at Georgetown University’s Children’s Digital Media Center, studying STEM learning through media.