Gina Bolanos, LPC-S
Nazila Nazifi, M.A., Psy.D.
Dr. Nazila K. Nazifi is a Provisionally Licensed Clinical Psychologist who provides therapy to adults, adolescents, children, groups, couples, as well as psychological assessments to a diverse population. She obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from John F. Kennedy University. Her clinical training experience and interest includes working with anxiety related disorders, depression, trauma, grief, eating disorders, substance use, and relationship challenges. Dr. Nazifi’s treatment approach pulls from the integration of psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and emotional focused therapy. Her aim is to provide a safe therapeutic environment, to understand the individual’s unique experiences, and to validate, support, and help individuals make sense of their experiences while providing the necessary tools to create positive change.
Kevin Wrenn, LPC
Michelle Mateus, LPC
Michelle Mateus, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor who obtained her Master of Science degree in Counseling at Texas A&M Commerce. Michelle's experience includes treating adolescents and adults with eating disorders in Residential Treatment Centers, Partial Hospitalization Programs, and Intensive Outpatient Programs as well as working in outpatient settings. Michelle is trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Michelle also has a level 2 certification in SandTray therapy. Michelle is bilingual, uses a strength-based approach, and is skilled in helping people suffering from anxiety, depression, eating disorders, dysfunctional family relationships, and more.
Baqi Martin, LCSW-S
Baqi Martin, LCSW-S is a highly accomplished mental health professional with 18 years of experience in the field. He obtained a Master's degree in Clinical Social Work from New Mexico Highlands University. He possesses a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding mental health and the various therapeutic approaches available. His expertise extends across a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, and relationship issues. He has worked with diverse populations, including children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly; tailoring his approach to address the unique needs and circumstances of each individual. He is skilled in various therapeutic modalities, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based techniques. By staying abreast of the latest research and best practices, Baqi ensures that he provides the highest quality of care and support to his clients. With a warm and nonjudgmental demeanor, Baqi creates a safe and trusting environment where individuals can openly share their experiences and work towards personal growth and healing.
Christine Borelli, Ph.D.
Dr. Christine Borelli, Ph.D. is a clinical neuropsychologist specializing in life span neuropsychology. Dr. Borelli is a licensed psychologist in Texas, New York, and Florida. She has background and certifications in clinical, school, and neuropsychology. She provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation of individuals with a wide range of neurological and cognitive disorders, including autism, dementia, traumatic brain injury, stroke, learning disorders, behavioral disorders, as well as psychological disorders that impact cognition. Dr. Borelli takes an individualized and whole/integrated approach to her patient needs and concerns. All patients receive a detailed comprehensive report of their neurocognitive, emotional, and/or academic functioning specific recommendations to enhance daily functioning and overall quality of life for patients and their families.
Dr. Borelli received her bachelor of science at Cornell University, her masters in statistics, school psychology, and doctoral degree in psychology at The University at Albany. Dr. Borelli has received additional specialized training in neuropsychology and forensic psychology from Fordham University. Prior to joining our team, Dr. Borelli has worked in private practice, where she has been the senior director of neuropsychology for over 10 years. Dr. Borelli’s research interests include autism, dementia, learning disabilities, cognitive remediation, behavioral and psychological disorders that affect cognition and quality of life.
Kim Meador, MA., LPA
Kim Meador, LPA is a Licensed Psychological Associate who obtained her Bachelor of Arts at Austin College in 1989. She subsequently obtained a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1995. She has worked at MHMR Services of Texoma and with the Center for Psychological Development in Sherman, Texas. She has been working with Dr. Falkstein since 2003. She has extensive experience in psychological testing administration and report writing and currently works with some adolescents and adults providing therapy using an eclectic approach.
Megan Podlaski, M.A., LPA, RBT
Megan Podlaski, LPA is a Licensed Psychological Associate who obtained her Bachelor of Science at Grand Valley State University in 2012. She obtained her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology in 2013. She has been a part of numerous research teams from various hospitals, universities, and has presented her data at conferences across the United States. Megan has extensive training and experience in psychological testing, administration, and report writing. She has worked with many diverse populations including community mental health, college counseling, sports psychology, bariatric surgery evaluations, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, autism behavioral therapy, ADHD, foster care, and students in grades EC-12. Although Megan primarily conducts psychological evaluations at this time, she is also extensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness practices. Megan focuses her therapy on promoting self-esteem, encouraging self-acceptance, and improving one’s ability to live in the present moment through self-awareness.