Dr. Natascha Crandall is a psychologist and educator with a special interest in enhancing children’s growth and development through the power of media. She is the founder of Crandall Consulting, LLC.
Natascha received her Doctorate in School Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University.
Natascha has considerable experience in children’s media. She has assisted and directed the education, research, and outreach activities for a number of hit shows that have aired on various networks including: Nickelodeon (Zack and Quack, Peter Rabbit, Bubble Guppies, The Backyardigans, The Wonder Pets), Sprout (The Floogals, Driftwood Bay), Disney Junior (The Octonauts),CBeebies (Bing Bunny, The Octonauts, Sesame Tree) and various Sesame Workshop international co-productions.
Crandall Consulting is currently working on a number of new shows in development for Nick Jr., Sprout, CBeebies, Dreamworks Animation, HiT Entertainment, and DHX Media.
Natascha currently resides in New Jersey with her tech-savvy husband, their two media-loving/addicted children, a horrible little cat, and a loving but hyperactive puppy.