JoAnna Snider Anderson, Psy. D. is a licensed psychologist (Clinical, Clinical Child) who received her Doctorate of Psychology from Spaulding University with an emphasis in childhood disorders and a specialty in the full spectrum of pervasive developmental disorders including autistic disorder, Rett’s disorder, and Asperger’s disorder. Dr. Anderson also has significant experience in the AD/HD assessment process, which enables her to consider other conditions or developmental disorders that might co-exist with AD/HD, or in some cases better explain the difficulties found within the family seeking help for their presenting problems. In addition to her testing and therapy contributions with Premier Psychological Services in Houston, TX, she also provides comprehensive developmental services for infants and children with neurological differences. Dr. Anderson’s experience also includes the psychological assessment of children with communication disorders and delays, affective disorders, learning disabilities, adjustment issues, and behavioral disorders. Dr. Anderson has a strong reputation and experience in providing Forensic Services. She has provided court-ordered evaluations, as well as therapy for a variety of issues. She also has experience with testifying in court as well as consulting with attorneys and other professionals.
Stephen Tate, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who obtained his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Wheaton College Graduate School. Dr. Tate has more than 26 years of experience as a clinician in the mental health field. In addition to having a master’s degree in divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, he is and has been a devoted and biblically based Christian since 1973, and a specialized licensed minister since 1986. In his clinical practice, Dr. Tate not only provides psycho-educational and intellectual testing, he also practices the art of combining cognitive behavioral therapy with psychodynamic theory to assist adults, children, adolescents, and families in working through a wide variety of mental health issues, including substance abuse, depression, trauma, marital problems, and anxiety disorders. He firmly believes in helping people learn how to develop proactive solutions to daily life situations. Consequently, Dr. Tate’s unique training in theology and psychology affords him the opportunity to help individuals and families to learn how to integrate their faith with their life as well as understand how their mental health issues can affect their growth spiritually, physically, mentally, and socially should they desire that form of counseling, guidance, and growth. In addition to his training in clinical psychology, Dr. Tate is also a devoted father of twins and triplets, has been married to his beloved wife for over 20 years, and is currently an active and committed deacon in his church.
Michelle Marion Rhodes, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist (Clinical, Clinical Child) who obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She then obtained a master’s and doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Rhodes completed an internship in clinical psychology at Baylor College of Medicine, which included training at DePelchin Children’s Center. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Department of Behavioral Science. With over 10 years of clinical experience, she is trained as a scientist-practitioner with experience providing evaluation and therapy services to those experiencing problems with fertility and reproductive and sexual health. Dr. Rhodes has training in health psychology and ethnic minority studies and also works with families and children. Her theoretical orientation is primarily cognitive-behavioral. In addition to her work at Premier Psychological Services, Dr. Rhodes also holds a faculty appointment in the Clinical Adolescent Psychology program at Prairie View A and M University.
Camille Shea, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist (Clinical, Clinical Child) who obtained her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Capella University, Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Shea holds a B.B.A. and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology as well as an Associate of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. Additional training in neuropsychology allows her to share with families’ valuable insight into the interaction of mental and physical health. Dr. Shea, a certified child advocate, is the Director of Psychology for the nonprofit “I'm Bully Free!” whose mission is to protect all children and provide a safe environment. Dr. Shea has a passion for working with children and a commitment to providing effective therapy and comprehensive psychoeducational testing services and unbiased custody evaluations. She recently completed state-of-the-art training with the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts during their 11th symposium entitled: Child Custody Evaluations in 2014. Dr. Shea is devoted to representing the voice of choice for children and victims. She has additional experience providing court-appointed evaluations for competency to stand trial cases, mock jury consulting, as well as working with traumatic brain injury clients involved in litigation. She regularly provides individual, family, and group therapy as well as testing services, and has significant experience working with victims of violence and abuse.
Hilary Sherry, Ph.D is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist in the states of Texas and New York. She received her Master’s degree in psychology from Boston University and her Doctorate in clinical and forensic psychology from Sam Houston State University. She completed an internship at Manhattan Psychiatric Center in Manhattan, NY, focusing on serious and persistent mental illness, personality disorders and psychological assessment. She works with adults (starting at age 18) conducting psychological, neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments. Dr. Sherry also specializes in forensic assessments. Her scope of forensic practice includes conducting risk assessments, NGRI evaluations, competency to stand trial, and child custody evaluations. Dr. Sherry also has significant experience conducting neuropsychological evaluations for adults with acquired and traumatic brain injuries, neurodevelopmental disorders (including ADHD), stroke, dementia, and multiple sclerosis, as well as comorbid psychiatric diagnoses that impact their neuropsychological functioning.
Dennette R. Martinez, Psy.D is a Licensed Psychologist who received her undergraduate degrees in Neurobiology and Psychology from the University of Iowa. She successively received her Master’s and Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology with an emphasis in the child/adolescent population and neuropsychology. Dr. Martinez completed her pre-doctoral internship training at American Addiction Centers, an adolescent inpatient substance abuse facility focusing on dual diagnosis through individual, group, and family therapy. Here she received extensive experience conducting comprehensive psychological evaluations. Dr. Martinez completed her post-doctoral residency in private practice where she continued her specialization in the psychological and developmental evaluation and therapeutic intervention for pediatric emotional/behavioral health issues, learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorders, and intellectually gifted children. Dr. Martinez enjoys facilitating parenting workshops and structured group therapy with such topics as social skills and executive functioning enhancement. Dr. Martinez’s therapeutic approach draws on evidenced based cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal paradigms while working collaboratively with families throughout the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents.
Angela Dobbins, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP). Dr. Dobbins obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Florida with a minor is Research Methodology. As a part of her doctoral training, she completed clinical and school-based practicum rotations, specializing in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents, and young adults. In addition, Dr. Dobbins completed a full-time, one-year internship with Cypress Fairbanks ISD, where she specialized in psychological assessment, parent training, behavioral consultation and therapy for students with various emotional and behavioral disorders. Dr. Dobbins successfully completed her postdoctoral residency at the University of Virginia, with a major focus on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, ADHD and other behavior disorders. Dr. Dobbins has extensive experience completing psychological and psycho-educational assessments, as well as significant experience consulting with school campuses to determine appropriate supports for the children and adolescents. Her specific area of interests include the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders; specifically Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Dr. Dobbins obtained specialized training at the University of Florida Shands Hospital Behavioral Health Unit in the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), an empirically supported treatment for anxiety disorders.
Dr. Dobbins provides comprehensive, evidence-based treatment within a cognitive-behavioral and family systems framework while working with children, adolescents, parents/families and young adults. She also provides crisis intervention and consultation services for select schools within Houston ISD, in addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Houston –Clear Lake School Psychology program.
Anne Su, Psy.D is a licensed psychologist in the states of Texas and New York. She received her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh, and later received her Master's and Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from George Washington University with an emphasis in Child/Adolescent population and Assessments.
Dr. Su's practicum at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. involved providing neuropsychological evaluations, concussions assessment, treatment planning, and executive functioning assessment, for a diverse child and adolescent population . She has also practiced as an individual and group therapist with children and adolescents and provided parent support groups and trainings in hospital, school, and community mental health settings. She has conducted research with concussions in children with ADHD/LD, voluntary response suppression and spatial working memory in adolescents, and the effects of dopamine on traumatic brain injury in animal models.
Dr. Su completed her predoctoral internship at Rebecca School, a DIR-based (Developmental Individualized Relationship) school, in New York, NY. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship and continued working for an additional two years at The Monarch School, a therapeutic day school for individuals with neurological differences, in Houston, Texas. She is passionate about her clinical work with children and adolescents with neurological differences, mood and/or anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, ADHD, learning disorders, and adjustment issues. Dr. Su's therapeutic approach draws on evidenced-based cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic theory, and DIR and play-based techniques.
Carolyn Ha, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist with expertise in child and adolescent clinical psychology. Dr. Ha received her degree in clinical psychology from the University of Houston where she was a recipient of the National Research Service Award. Her pre-doctoral training was completed at Baylor College of Medicine with DePelchin Children’s Center. Dr. Ha recently finished her postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston in the Department of Pediatrics where she was responsible for development of clinical programming and outcomes research for an intensive outpatient program specializing in integrated care for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions.
Dr. Ha has extensive experience delivering evidence-based treatments across hospital, school, and community mental health settings to children, adolescents, and their families. Her theoretical approach primarily draws from cognitive behavioral therapies, including dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Dr. Ha has expertise and interest in working with children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorder, and chronic health conditions. However, she has broad training and experiences in working with children and adolescents with a variety of challenges. Therapy is a collaborative process and Dr. Ha strongly believes in working together with parents so that parents can build on their child’s progress from therapy and provide support in the home environment.
In addition to providing therapy, Dr. Ha has training in conducting comprehensive psychological evaluations for children and adolescents. Dr. Ha has published widely in prestigious scientific journals on various topics focused on child and adolescent psychopathology, and is an active member of local and national psychological associations.
Christine Breuer, Ph.D, is a provisionally licensed psychologist who received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Walden University, Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Breuer completed an internship with Katy Independent School District where she specialized in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children, and adolescents, parent training, and behavioral consultations to meet the various emotional and behavioral needs of children and adolescents. Dr Breuer has extensive experience with completing psychological and psycho-educational assessments, as well as significant experience consulting with school personnel to determine appropriate supports for children and adolescents.
Dr. Breuer has training, and interest working with children and adolescents with a variety of diagnosis from anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, Autism and ADHD. Dr. Breuer views therapy as an interactive process with children, adolescents and their parents, to support all members of the family structure. She primarily uses a cognitive behavioral approach to therapy, yet does draw from other therapeutic approaches to assist clients through the therapeutic process. She is supervised by Dr. Michelle Rhodes.
Sara Whiting, Ph.D is a Licensed Psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological assessment of children through young adults. She also has an extensive background in cognitive-behavior therapy for internalizing difficulties (e.g., anxiety, depressed mood, negative self esteem).
Dr. Whiting completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Smith College, after which she worked as a Research Assistant at the Anxiety Disorders Center at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut. She then completed Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology at Louisiana State University with a dual emphasis on psychoeducational assessment and anxiety disorders. During her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center/GV Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center Consortium, Dr. Whiting specialized in neuropsychology and brief therapy for children with chronic medical conditions, especially sickle cell disease. Dr. Whiting went on to complete her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Texas Children’s Hospital through the Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Whiting is experienced in providing neuropsychological assessment for a range of medical, developmental, and academic challenges such as: cognitive effects of cancer treatment, sickle cell disease, epilepsy, genetic syndromes, meningitis, concussion, cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, ADHD, learning disorders, and eligibility for accommodations on college/graduate entrance exams. Dr. Whiting takes care to consider all aspects of a person’s functioning, integrating their strengths and weaknesses to provide individualized and targeted recommendations.
In addition, Dr. Whiting also has experience providing cognitive-behavior therapy for children and adults struggling with internalizing difficulties. She particularly enjoys treating anxiety including: obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, social anxiety, childhood separation anxiety, persistent worrying, and anxious adjustment to life changes. Dr. Whiting’s therapeutic approach is evidence-based, supportive, and collaborative, with patients and caregivers taking an active role in the therapeutic process.