Clinical Interests:

  • Assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, intellectual disability, and specific learning disability.


  • Assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders; outcomes research of youth in foster care & residential treatment.
Past Affiliations

Clinical Psychologist, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, School of Medicine (past)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Counseling & Educational Psychology

Director, Psychological & Educational Services

Director, Research & Evaluation

Human Development
PhD, Indiana University Bloomington, Educational (School) Psychology, 1996
MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Educational Psychology, 1990
BA, Creighton University, Psychology / Philosophy, 1988
child welfare child abuse or neglect counseling or guidance educational psychology leadership development special education child or adolescent mental health child or maternal health

The Abby, The Villages of Indiana, 1999

Friend of Children, IARCCA, 1998

Outstanding School Psychology Student, School Psychology Program at Indiana University Bloomington, 1995

American Psychological Association
Association of University Centers on Disability