Mona Noorizadeh, Psy.D.
Mona Noorizadeh, Psy.D.
Dr. Noorizadeh is a Licensed Psychologist who received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Texas School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University Dallas. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Neuroscience and Psychology with a minor in Biology from University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Noorizadeh sees individuals (children, adolescents, emerging adults, and adults) and families for therapy and has expertise in treating anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, emotional impairment, and relational difficulties as well as many other mental health issues. Dr. Noorizadeh also conducts comprehensive evaluations of psychological and emotional functioning. She primarily utilizes cognitive-behavioral and Solution-Focused treatment modalities.
Jillian Calip, M.Ed., LPC
Jillian Calip, M.Ed., LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received a Bachelor of Sciences in Sociology and a Masters of Education in Applied Behavioral Studies from Oklahoma City University. Her studies of human behavior led her to existential theory which, in addition to being her counseling orientation, has taught her that there is value in all we do, if we choose to see it. She views clients as experts on themselves, and tailors each treatment plan to the client’s individual needs. She uses creative and unique methods to teach clients core skills for healthy mental health functioning. She explores different religions, philosophies, art forms, entertainment, and educational practices to find peace for her clients on a holistic level. She works with children, adolescents, and adults to help them alleviate anxiety, lift depression, ease insomnia, increase emotional awareness, encourage career growth, gain organizational skills, foster healthy relationships, develop coping skills, treat substance abuse, improve social skills, manage mood disturbances and advance psychological and philosophical development.
Peter Secola, Psy.D.
Dr. Peter Secola obtained his PsyD in clinical psychology at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California. While he has worked with all ages, his area of specialty and his greatest passion are helping children, adolescents, and families to overcome their struggles. As such, the majority of his 12 years of education and experience has been with youth and families. This experience varies across settings (inpatient, intensive outpatient, and outpatient facilities), types of therapy (individual, family, and group), and even languages (English and Spanish). In the last two years, he has gained significant expertise in working with traumatized youth and their families, using trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT). Moreover, he enjoys his continuing work with youth on the autism spectrum and their families. Dr. Secola may miss the fall in his native Connecticut, but he really loves his new home in the great state of Texas!
Gina Bolanos, LPC-S
Gina Bolanos, LPC-S is a Licensed Professional Counselor who obtained her Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Ms. Bolanos has extensive research, assessment, and counseling background experience in mood and attention disorders. Ms. Bolanos provides mental health services to children, teens, and adults with emotional, behavioral, social, and attentional difficulties. Additionally, Ms. Bolanos specializes in intervention treatment services to improve working memory, attention, and executive functioning skills in children, teens, and adults.
Kevin Wrenn, LPC
Kevin Wrenn, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received his Masters Degree in Counseling at Texas A&M University-Commerce. His Bachelors degree was acquired from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Kevin served in the US Navy for 6 years in San Diego, CA and he has a lot of insight on the transition period from military to civilian life. He believes in strengthening families and empowering individuals. He is currently seeing individuals (adolescents to adults) and families for therapy and has expertise in treating depression, anxiety, PTSD, behavioral issues, and couples therapy.
Deanna Dorta, M.A., LPC
Deanna Dorta, M.A., LPC is a licensed professional counselor and life coach. She is recognized and respected for her broad life experience and for her compassionate and calm, centered approach to her therapy and coaching work.
Deanna has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families dealing with a variety of issues such as, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, anger, and communication issues. In her work with couples, Deanna confidently addresses issues surrounding parenting, intimacy, and other common relationship roadblocks.
Deanna utilizes several goal-oriented approaches with an emphasis in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in her counseling and coaching work. She utilizes a number of art and play therapy techniques as well as EMDR, in working through trauma issues with her clients. She also offers faith-based counseling upon request.
Deanna has been married for over thirty years, and she and her husband have two adult sons together.
Nazila K. Nazifi, M.A., Psy.D.
Dr. Nazila K. Nazifi is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow who provides therapy to adults, adolescents, children, groups, couples, as well as psychological assessments to a diverse population. She obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from John F. Kennedy University. Her clinical training experience and interest includes working with anxiety related disorders, depression, trauma, grief, eating disorders, substance use, and relationship challenges. Dr. Nazifi’s treatment approach pulls from the integration of psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and emotional focused therapy. Her aim is to provide a safe therapeutic environment, to understand the individual’s unique experiences, and to validate, support, and help individuals make sense of their experiences while providing the necessary tools to create positive change.
Kimberly Meador, M.A., LPA
Kim Meador, LPA is a Licensed Psychological Associate who obtained her Bachelor of Arts at Austin College in 1989. She subsequently obtained a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1995. She has worked at MHMR Services of Texoma and with the Center for Psychological Development in Sherman, Texas. She has been working with Dr. Falkstein since 2003. She has extensive experience in psychological testing administration and report writing and currently runs the Play Attention neurofeedback attentional training program.
Kimberly V. McCain, M.A., LPA
Kimberly V. McCain, LPA is a Licensed Psychological Associate who received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with a minor in Business Administration, from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2006. She has been working with Dr. Falkstein since 2008. She has extensive experience in psychological testing administration and report writing and currently conducts Intellectual Disability and Autism Evaluations with Dr. Falkstein at Lifepath Systems.