I graduated summa cum laude and as valedictorian of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology. I earned a Master of Arts Degree and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University. I completed my doctoral internship with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and my post-doctoral fellowship at The Stewart Center at The Westview School. I obtained licensure as a Clinical Psychologist in 2016 and launched Montfort Psychology Associates in 2020. I have worked with children and young adults with ASD since 2002 and have training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (with children, adolescents, and adults), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Relationship Development Intervention, Social Thinking, behavior modification (including Applied Behavior Analysis), and education/educational assessment. My areas of interest include assessment of children, adolescents, and adults; cognitive and behavioral differences in children with neurodevelopmental disorders; treatment of adoption-related issues; treatment of childhood trauma; and animal-assisted therapy. I also enjoy providing professional development, trainings, and lectures on these and other topics to a wide variety of audiences.
Fielding Graduate University
ADHD, Adoption/Foster Care, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Autism/PDD, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Grief/Loss, Learning Disabilities, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, Trauma/PTSD, Tourette's Disorder
Behavioral, Cognitive/Behavioral, Education Consultation, Evaluation/Diagnostic, Information and Referral, Parent Guidance, Psycho-Educational, Psychological Testing and Evaluation
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