• Our Team

  • Dr. Lindy S. Pottinger is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in Neuropsychology. She received her doctorate in Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine at the University of North Texas. She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Children's Medical Center of Dallas in Pediatric Neuropsychology.

    Dr. Pottinger's clinical expertise includes the assessment of children and adolescents with AD/HD, Dyslexia and other learning disabilities, including Autism/Aspergers Disorders as well as neuro-cognitive deficits resulting from traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, genetic disorders and epilepsy.

    Dr. Pottinger's team approach to assessing children includes working with teachers and schools, medical personnel and parents, as well as other professionals working with each child.

  • Melisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Melisa graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas with a Masters in Clinical and Rehabilitative Counseling. She completed her postgraduate counseling and assessment practicums in Developmental Neuropsychology at UTSW as well as Children's Medical Center.

    Melisa has extensive clinical experience working with children, adolescents and young adults struggling with social-behavioral, emotional, and cognitive difficulties. She also has experience with learning disorders and ADHD, behavioral disorders, and eating disorders. Melisa specializes in individualizing treatment plans and providing an integrative approach to therapy for children, adolescents, and their families.

    Melisa uses a variety of treatment approaches to help individuals. Beginning in August 2016, Melisa will offer a cognitive-behavioral based treatment specialized for children and adolescents struggling with ADHD and Anxiety at home and in a school setting

  • Claire Simpson is a Licensed Psychological Associate pursing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Southern Methodist University. She also has a Master’s degree in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience with a specialization in Neurological Diagnosis from the University of Texas at Dallas.

    Claire works closely under Dr. Pottinger’s supervision on the assessment of childhood neurocognitive disorders. Claire met Dr. Pottinger over 10 years ago when she sought an explanation of her daughter’s learning difficulties. Dr. Pottinger became a mentor to Claire over the years, directing her to first obtain her master’s degree in Neuroscience and then to obtain her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Claire is empathetic to the difficulties that parents and children who are struggling with neurocognitive difficulties face and hopes to help provide understanding and a plan to remediate these issues.

  • Janelle James M.Ed., LSSP, LPA

  • Janelle James is a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology and a Licensed Psychological Associate. She graduated from Texas State University in 1989 with a Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in School Psychology and Special Education. In 2005, she completed the Kids Inc. School Neuropsychology Post-Graduate Program and is a Diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology.

    With 27 years of experience, Janelle is considered an expert in the assessment of children and adolescents with learning, behavioral, social, and emotional challenges. She can assist parents in navigating the public school system should their child need a 504 plan or an Individual Education Plan (IEP) to promote success at school. Her mission is to help learners and their families to face challenges and make changes that can lead to growth and success at home and at school. She is committed to providing outstanding and detailed assessments that provide a clear profile of an individual’s learning and behavioral strengths and needs.

  • Katarina Vidovic

  • Katarina Vidovic is pursuing her Master’s degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Texas at Tyler with hopes to continue onto her Ph.D. She will graduate with her Master’s degree in December of 2017. She has a baccalaureate’s degree in Psychology and Biology with an emphasis in Pre-Medical studies from the University of Northern Colorado where she attended and played basketball. She is currently working toward completing her LPA and LPC licensure requirements.