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Kimberly Porter Demby, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist who received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She received a Master of Arts in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from Southern Methodist University, and worked for 2 years at the Connections Center providing evaluation and therapy for children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum. Dr. Demby received her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas. During her academic tenure, Dr. Demby completed 3 years of training in an elementary school setting where she provided individual and group therapy and psychoeducational evaluations. She also has extensive experience with late adolescence/college-aged populations through completion of training at 3 college counseling centers. Dr. Demby completed her postdoctoral training in a private practice specializing in neuropsychological evaluations, and has provided therapy and evaluation services for clients of all ages. With over 10 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings, Dr. Demby has a broad skill set that allows her to be flexible in meeting the unique needs of each client she sees. Above all, she is passionate about her work and honored to be a part of each client’s journey.

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Kimberly Porter Demby, Ph.D.

Director/Licensed Psychologist

  • Health Service Psychologist with expertise in preventative and consultative services, assessment and treatment
  • B.A. – Spelman College
  • M.A.- Southern Methodist University
  • Ph.D. – University of North Texas
  • Clinical Internship – Texas Women’s University Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Postdoctoral Residency – Neuropsychological Associates – Private Practice specializing in evaluations
  • Licensed Psychologist in the state of Texas

Sophia C. Edukere received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Emory University and undergraduate degree from Cornell University. During her graduate academic tenure, she completed 6 years of psychotherapy clinical experiences in university outpatient clinics, adult rehabilitation clinics, medical center settings and community mental health clinics to help children, adolescents, adults and families. She also has extensive experience conducting neurocognitive and psychoeducational evaluations across the lifespan to clarify if patient’s meet criteria for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disorders, executive functioning difficulties, autism spectrum disorders and psychological components of fetal alcohol syndrome. Dr. Edukere completed a specialized 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital that focused on the psychological needs of adolescents and young adults who had depression, anxiety, eating disorders, emotion dysregulation, prenatal depression, non-suicidal self-injury, and adjustment issues. She has an integrative therapy approach that heavily draws on evidence-based psychotherapy treatments including cognitive-behavior therapy, behavior therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.

Dr. Edukere also has had rich research experience focused on trauma, maternal stress, early child development and resilience. While working at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, her research aimed to better understand how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are developed and maintained. Overall, Dr. Edukere is passionate about utilizing client’s strengths to help propel them closer to their personal, social, academic and/or career goals.

 

Sophia C. Edukere, Ph.D.

Provisional Therapist

 

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