Rebecca Fraser-Thill

Writer, Career Coach, Psychology Instructor

Expertise

Developmental Psychology, Child Psychopathology

Education

Drew University, Cornell University

Highlights

Experience

Rebecca Fraser-Thill is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering tween parenting. She has been working in the field of developmental psychology for more than a decade. Her training, teaching and research have covered the entire lifespan from conception to death, but she has primarily focused on infants, children, and young teens.

Rebecca's writing has appeared in a variety of books, online publications and scholarly journals, including Contemporary Psychology and Law and Human Behavior. She co-authored the Infant-Toddler Early Learning Guidelines for the State of Maine (2006) and a chapter in Child Development: The Macmillan Psychology Reference Series (Macmillan, 2002). Rebecca teaches in the psychology department of Bates College, where her courses include Developmental Psychology, Child Psychopathology and Infancy. She holds a Master's Degree in developmental psychology from Cornell University.

Education

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