Dr. Deborah Mercier-Burmeister


Academic Professional Bio: 

Deborah Mercier-Burmeister, Ph.D., is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and a Licensed Psychologist (since 2019), and worked as special education and general education teacher for eleven years prior to becoming a school psychologist. She has received her Ph.D. (School Psychology), Ed.S., and B.A. from the University of Arizona. Dr. Mercier-Burmeister continues to maintain teaching credentials with endorsements for Special Education - Learning Disabilities, Sheltered English Immersion, and a highly qualified classification in Language Arts/Reading. Dr. Mercier-Burmeister has worked as a school psychologist in the Sunnyside School District for 10 years. Dr. Mercier-Burmeister has experience working at all levels from preschool through high school. She has extensive experience working with students demonstrating social/emotional disabilities, trauma responses, and autism spectrum disorder across the school levels. Dr. Mercier-Burmeister is a current member of the Southern Arizona Psychological Association (SAPA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). She is a Designated Campus Colleague with the ABLE Clinic and provides psychoeducational evaluations and autism evaluations for the pediatric population.