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Knowledgeable Psychologists

Fundamental Therapy Solutions has a small, dedicated staff of psychologists to help you and your child overcome difficulties with learning, improve their quality of life, and more. Call to schedule your child's assessment today.

Julie Ellis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist who has worked with Fundamental Therapy Solutions since 2011. Julie graduated from the University of Florida with a master’s degree in Educational Psychology in 2001 and a Doctorate in School Psychology in 2007. Julie provides several different psychologically-related services at FTS, including counseling for children, comprehensive evaluations of children with complex learning differences, other psychological and diagnostic evaluations, parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), and consultation with teachers, schools, and parents on factors influencing the education of children with learning differences, behavioral problems, and disabilities. Prior to working with Fundamental Therapy Solutions, she spent several years at the University of Florida in different roles. Julie enjoys traveling, tennis, golf, and art in her free time.

Jess Vezzoli is a school psychologist and recent graduate from the University of Florida. She enjoys working with children from diverse backgrounds and needs and has extensive experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and anxiety. Jess has worked in K-12 schools delivering direct services, such as counseling, assessments, and behavioral interventions, as well as indirect services, such as parent and teacher consultation and professional development. She has been involved in research at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Florida for over eight years. Jess has been published in several peer-reviewed psychology journals and won a research award. Additionally, she has presented research findings on Autism and interventions for social-emotional behavioral issues in early childhood and eating disorders at regional, state, national, and international conferences. In her free time, Jess loves visiting her family in Italy and England, traveling to new places (local and otherwise) with her fiancé and dog, and cooking.

Julie Ellis, PhD, NCSP 

Jess Vezzoli, EdS  NCSP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

School Psychologist


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