Dr. Mougios received her undergraduate degree at Columbia University where she was awarded Academic All-Ivy for her academic and athletic achievements.  She was offered a teaching assistant position prior to graduation and remained a part of Columbia University teaching staff until 2006. Dr. Mougios has also served as an adjunct professor at the College of New Rochelle and a testing supervisor for doctoral students at Adelphi University.

Dr. Mougios received her masters and doctorate in clinical psychology at Long Island University-Brooklyn where she was awarded a fellowship at the Glass Institute is Psychoanalytic Studies. Upon graduation, she was given the Dissertation of Excellence award for her research on the psychophysiology of emotion. She has completed extensive training throughout her tenure including Jamaica Hospital’s Brady Institute for Brain Injury and Coma Recovery and New York University Hospital’s Rusk institute of Pediatric Rehabilitation.

Dr. Mougios has served as a panel speaker and presenter for multiple organizations and associations and  maintains a special interest in the gifted-learning disabled population. She has also co-authored many peer reviewed papers and recently authored Action Potential-The Secrets of Superlearners.  In addition to assessment services, Dr. Mougios provides educational consultations with particular emphasis on individualized learning plans and optimal teaching methodologies.