Chicago Neurogenesis

Nina Cordero, M.A.


Nina Cordero, M.A. will be a 3rd year doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Adler University, with a child and adolescent emphasis. She recently received experience in neuropsychological assessment at a private practice in Kenilworth, working with a variety of presentations and ages. This upcoming year, Nina will accompany her therapy experience at Advocate’s Pediatric Developmental Center, working with children and their families who are presenting with primarily Autism Spectrum Disorder, and also those with more severe behavioral presentations.

Prior to her education in Chicago, Nina received her Bachelors and Masters degree at Arizona State University in Psychology and Educational Psychology, respectively. Some of Nina’s research interests include: Hispanic and Latinx identity formation and family systems, emotion regulation amongst children, and furthering her education with a focus on neuropsychological functioning. Nina has also worked as an educator for children and college-aged students, working closely with students and families in their academic and research endeavors. She is actively involved in the Hispanic and Latinx Student Association at Adler, in addition to participating as a student ambassador. Nina is passionate about working with a diverse clientele, and looks forward to extending her learning in neuropsychological practices.