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Angelica Acree, PhD Meet our Doctors

Angelica Acree, PhD
Clinical Psychologist

Education:

  • 2009-2011 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Rehabilitation Psychology Tampa General Hospital
  • 2010 PhD, Counseling Psychology University of Florida
  • 2008-2009 Pre-doctoral internship University of South Florida Counseling Center
  • 2006 MS, Counseling Psychology University of Florida
  • 2003 BS, Psychology University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign, IL

Professional Interests:

  • Rehabilitation psychology
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Culturally sensitive health care
  • Health promoting behaviors
  • Trauma
  • Acute stress disorder and PTSD
  • Substance abuse
  • Group therapy

Jennifer Fulcher, PhDJennifer Fulcher, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
National Register Health Service Provider in Psychology

Education:

  • 2007 PhD, Clinical Psychology Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2006-2007 Pre-doctoral Internship University of Florida
  • 2004 MA University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2000 BA Samford University

Professional Interests:

  • Weight loss and weight loss surgery
  • Binge eating/emotional eating
  • Coping with newly diagnosed or chronic medical conditions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy)

Christy Karabetian, PhD
Clinical Psychologist

Education:

  • 2017-2018 Post-doctoral Fellowship Tampa General Hospital Rehabilitation Center
  • 2017       PhD, Clinical and Health Psychology University of Florida
  • 2016-2017 Pre-doctoral Internship University of Florida Health Science Center
  • 2013       MS, Clinical and Health Psychology University of Florida
  • 2008       MA, Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine Boston University
  • 2006       BA, Psychology and Sociology Concordia University Montreal, Quebec

Professional Interests:

  • Medical psychology
  • Rehabilitation psychology
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Obesity and weight management
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Community engagement

 


Sherry Leib, PhDSherry Leib, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Board-certified Sexologist, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists

Education:

  • 1990 PhD, Clinical Psychology California School of Professional Psychology-Los Angeles
  • 1987-1988 Pre-doctoral internship Harbor General UCLA
  • 1984 MA, Psychology California School of Professional Psychology-Los Angeles
  • 1976 BS, Occupational Therapy Boston University

Professional Interests:

  • Pain management
  • Rehabilitation/health psychology
  • Sex and disability
  • Cognitive behavior therapy
  • Oncology
  • Positive psychology
  • Prevention

Jennifer McCain, PsyD, ABPP-CNJennifer McCain, PsyD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Board-certified Clinical Neuropsychologist

Education:

  • 1996 Doctor of Psychology Long Island University/CW Post Campus
  • 1995-1996 Pre-doctoral Internship North Shore University Hospital/Cornell University Medical College

Professional Interests:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Concussion
  • Medical traumatic stress
  • Pediatric oncology

Robin Pierre, PsyDRobin Pierre, PsyD
Clinical Psychologist

Education:

  • 2012 PsyD, Clinical Psychology Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2011-2012 Pre-doctoral Internship Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center Cleveland, OH
  • 2009 MS, Clinical Psychology Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2000 MA, Counseling Psychology Concentration in rehabilitation psychology Towson University Towson, MD
  • 1997 BS, Psychology University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN

Professional Interests:

  • Rehabilitation psychology
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Bariatrics
  • Adjustment to disability and medical issues
  • Short-term therapies
  • Integrating physical activity and therapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy

Maya Ramirez, PhD, ABPP-CNMaya Ramirez, PhD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Board-certified Clinical Neuropsychologist

Education:

  • 2009-2011 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Neuropsychology Cleveland Clinic
  • 2009 PhD, Clinical Psychology University of Cincinnati
  • 2008-2009 Pre-doctoral internship James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
  • 2006 MS, Clinical Psychology University of Cincinnati
  • 2002 BS, Psychology, Minor in Neuroscience Schreyer Honors College, The Pennsylvania State University

Professional Interests

  • Adult neuropsychology
  • Rehabilitation neuropsychology
  • Functional neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy/seizure disorders
  • Movement disorders
  • TBI/concussion
  • Other neurologic disorders (eg., stroke, dementia)

Seema Eichler Weinstein, PhDSeema Eichler Weinstein, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist Manager, TGH Psychology Services

Education:

  • 1989 PhD, Clinical Psychology State University of New York at Buffalo
  • 1988-1989 Pre-doctoral Internship James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital Tampa, Florida
  • 1982 BA State University of New York at Binghamton

Professional Interests

  • Rehabilitation psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Positive psychology

Nicole Williamson, PhD
Pediatric Clinical Psychologist  Nicole Williamson, PhD

Education:

  • 2014-2015 Post-doctoral Fellowship Dana Farber and Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
  • 2014 PhD, Clinical Psychology Specialization in Children and Family University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2013-14 Pre-doctoral Internship Specialization in Pediatric Psychology The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 2010 MS, Clinical Psychology Specialization in Children and Family University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2008 BS, Psychology University of Georgia

Professional Interests Helping children and their families:

  • adjust to new medical diagnoses
  • cope with the stress of a chronic illness
  • engage in health promoting behaviors
  • enhance and promote resiliency
  • more effectively manage chronic pain
  • increase disease self-management and treatment adherence
  • reduce anxiety related to painful medical procedures, treatment, or hospitalizations
  • reduce illness-related depression or social withdrawal
  • address illness-related school, sibling, or friendship issues