Dr. Smith is enthusiastic about helping people feel better; she takes pride in providing the best possible services to her patients. Her personality style is warm, caring and fun. Dr. Smith relates to patients with humor and a true understanding of childhood's and adulthood's challenging circumstances. She specializes in treating women and children and coaching parents to strengthen the parent-child relationship and/or improve a child's behavior.
Dr. Smith holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and held certification in school psychology for many years. For more than a decade, Dr. Smith has continued to hone her clinical skills in numerous settings, including outpatient, inpatient, residential and school locales. She has taught graduate courses in psychology and has supervised graduate psychology students in most of her professional positions. Dr. Smith now enjoys focusing solely on providing clinical services for ages 3 years and beyond via her private practice. Dr. Smith uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help patients jump start the changes they seek.