Beata Sylvia Beaudoin, Ph.D.:
Dr. B. Sylvia Beaudoin is a licensed clinical psychologist (NJ #4071). She has evaluated and treated clients for over 15 years, and has been active in leading psychology training programs. Dr. Beaudoin specializes in the evaluation of children who have differences in their development, whether due to learning disorders, head injuries, autism, attention deficits, emotional issues, or giftedness. She also specializes in assessing adults whose emotional functioning may be impacting their ability to think, learn, parent or realize their full potential. She is well-versed with evidence-based neuropsychological assessment and gives expert testimony in court when needed. Dr. Beaudoin typically works from a therapeutic assessment perspective, involving clients and/or family members as active collaborators in the evaluation process, and giving many specific recommendations to help guide treatment and life planning. Dr. Beaudoin has been a leader and a member of numerous professional organizations.
Maha Younes, Ph.D.:
Dr. Younes is a licensed clinical psychologist in New Jersey and New York. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Douglass College-- Rutgers University with a dual Bachelor’s degree in psychology and mathematics, with a minor in education. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Henry Mitchell McCracken Fellowship Award to attend New York University. She completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology there in 1998 and then completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2002. Dr. Younes completed an adult psychology internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) – University Behavioral HealthCare in Newark, NJ. She subsequently completed a two-year post-doctoral specialty training in neuropsychology at UMDNJ, where she worked with a variety of neurological disorders across the lifespan.
Sarah Stefanakis, Psy.D.:
Sarah Stefanakis, Psy.D. is a certified school psychologist with specialized training in neuropsychology and cognitive behavioral therapy. She specializes in providing psychological services in the context of a school environment. As a member of a child study team, she has five years of experience conducting psycho-educational evaluations, providing individual and group counseling, parent training, and teacher consultation. She is well versed in special education policies within the state of New Jersey and advocates for the rights of children to ensure that their unique learning needs are met. Through her pre-doctoral internship at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, she acquired experience in neuropsychological evaluation, as well as individual and group psychotherapy with brain-injured populations. She is presently employed as a neuropsychology fellow at Mindful Associates and Psychological Services, as well as a school psychologist in a public school district in New Jersey.
Lisa Criswell, Psy.D.:
Lisa Criswell, Psy.D. is a neuropsychology fellow at Mindful Assessments and Psychological Services. She completed her doctoral training at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Criswell has had in-depth training in neuropsychological assessment with children and adults, with a focus on attention and learning challenges. While completing her pre-doctoral internship at Salina Regional Health Center, she broadened her expertise in the assessment of relational and emotional difficulties. Dr. Criswell is also an experienced psychotherapist, offering counseling services for adolescents and adults. She takes a strengths-based, collaborative approach to both assessment and counseling, seeking to create a warm, relaxed environment in which clients’ resources, ideas, and feedback are meaningfully incorporated in the treatment process.