Board of Directors


For the past Boards of Directors, click here.

The current Board of Directors is below.


 

 Executive Committee

 

President

MAUTZ

Kelley K. Henry, Psy.D., BCBA-D, LABA
Senior Vice President of Assessment Services
Developmental Neuropsychologist
Licensed Psychologist
Board Certified, Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst

Dr. Henry is a pediatric neuropsychologist specializing in early identification and treatment of young children with developmental disabilities, social, and behavior challenges.  She has almost 20 years of clinical experience working with children with Autism Spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities.  Dr. Henry received her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from William James College formerly known as the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, earned a masters´ degree in child development from Tufts University, and bachelors’ degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She completed graduate work within the field of Applied Behavior Analysis at Endicott College. Dr. Henry has extensive post-doctorate clinical training within the pediatric neuropsychology specialty. She has worked in a clinical capacity in early intervention programs, with specialty service providers, in schools and hospitals, as well as private practice. Dr. Henry has worked at Beacon ABA Services for eight years, in that time she has been instrumental in the development of the Beacon Assessment Center, a program of Beacon ABA Services developed to provide high quality diagnostic evaluation and neuropsychological assessments to families across the state.  In her role as Senior Vice President of Assessment Service, Dr. Henry oversees a team of Licensed Psychologists and Speech-Language Pathologists working out of six satellite locations across the commonwealth


President-Elect

MAUTZ

William "Bill" Mautz, Ph.D. received formal training in neuropsychology at Children's Hospital Boston-Harvard Medical School, Lurie Children's Hospital Chicago, and the University of Chicago Hospitals.  He earned his Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology at DePaul University following a Master's in Education from Harvard University.  He founded Children's Neuropsychological Services, LLC in 2001 where he currently serves as Co-Director of Clinical Training. 


Past-President

Mary Coakley-Welch

Joseph Moldover, Psy.D., ABPP/CN is a clinical psychologist with specialty training in developmental neuropsychology. He is board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Academy of Professional Psychology/Clinical Neuropsychology and served as postdoctoral fellow at the Children’s Evaluation Center in Newton, MA. His independent practice is located in Wellesley. Dr. Moldover is a prior member of the MNS Board of Directors; he is also a member of the Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPS) and of the American Psychological Association (APA), Division 40 (Neuropsychology).


Treasurer

Kelly Karl

Dr. Ann Marie Seidel. Dr. Seidel completed her masters and doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology in Chester, Pennsylvania. During her doctoral training, she completed additional coursework and internships required to specialize in Neuropsychology and School Psychology. She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology, during which she provided diagnostic assessment and ongoing consultation and care for children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Seidel currently works at Child & Family Psychological Services. She specializes in neuropsychological assessment of children, adolescents, and young adults who experience challenges with attention, learning, executive functioning, and social/emotional development. She also focuses on follow-up consultation and evaluation, which are used to inform academic programming and treatment planning.


Secretary

John Miner                                        

John Miner, Psy.D. first worked as an instructor of composition and English literature at the University of Toronto.  He taught English as a Second Language in Germany for two years, then returned to the U.S. to pursue training in guidance counseling and subsequently school psychology.  He has worked in this capacity for several school systems, finally ending his career in June, 2016. His neuropsychological training began mid-career when he returned for a doctorate at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (now William James College), specializing in geriatrics.  For his post-doctorate he joined the psychology staff at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, training under the late Larry Seidman, Ph.D.  He has continued on staff there as an instructor part-time of adult neuropsychology. In his private practice, John sees child and adult clients for psychological, neuropsychological, and educational assessments and consults to several school systems.  His publications pertain to geriatric mental health, retirement, resilience, and the economics of long-term care.

 

Members-At-Large  


Member-At-Large

Katherine Gamble                              

Katherine Gamble, Psy.D. is a graduate of Oberlin College, earned an M.Ed. in Counseling from Boston College, and earned her Psy.D. in Neuropsychology from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology. She completed her neuropsychology post-doctoral fellowship at Healthsouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Katherine currently runs a private practice in Brookline, providing neuropsychological evaluations and educational consulting for children aged one and up. She has worked for many years assessing the needs of children with developmental disabilities, genetic disorders, complex medical profiles, and learning disabilities. She specializes in working with very young children and with children of all ages who have developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder and other complex presentations. She often follows children from preschool through to adulthood. She is a member of APA American Psychological Association), APA Society for Clinical Neuropsychology/Division 40, and MPA (Massachusetts Psychological Association).

 


Member-At-Large

 

Flannery Murphy Geier, Psy.D.

Susan Parks-Cohen, Ph.D. Dr. Parks-Cohen is currently a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, the Assistant Director of the McLean Hospital Child and Adolescent Testing Service, and she has a private practice in Brookline, MA. For over 15 years, Dr. Parks-Cohen’s clinical work has included Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Neurocognitive Coaching and many of her clients have significant histories involving learning disorders and psychiatric illness. Through her McLean Hospital role Dr. Parks-Cohen supervises Interns and post-doctoral trainees and is involved in didactic training for psychiatry residents. Dr. Parks-Cohen is originally from Pittsburgh, PA where she completed her undergraduate degree at Westminster College and her Masters Degree in Child Development and Doctoral Degree at the University of Pittsburgh. While in Pittsburgh, she worked in research at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic focusing on female adolescents who engaged in substance use and Conduct Disordered behaviors.  Dr. Parks-Cohen completed her Internship in Clinical Psychology at McLean Hospital, and continued on completing a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology. Her role as a neuropsychologist started by working as the Training Director for neuropsychology post-doctoral trainees and she focused her clinical work with adults with psychiatric illness and Dementia. Eventually, Dr. Parks-Cohen expanded her clinical work to include children and adolescents. 


Member-At-Large

Thomas Laudate, Ph.D.

Trudi Koslof, Psy.D. is a pediatric neuropsychologist at Franciscan Children’s Hospital (FCH).  She completed her undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis, and she earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from William James College (formerly Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology).  She completed her predoctoral residency at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in the Inpatient Psychiatric Department before completing a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital’s Children and Adolescent Testing Service.  Following her fellowship, Dr. Koslof joined the Behavioral Health Services outpatient division at FCH where she currently evaluates children and adolescents presenting with complex neurodevelopmental, learning, social-emotional and behavioral issues.  She also provides consultation to other hospital departments, supervises APA interns and co-leads a weekly testing seminar for students.  Dr. Koslof’s primary clinical interests are the evaluation of comorbid psychiatric and neurodevelopmental presentations with a focus in major mental illness emergence.  In addition to MNS, she is also a member of APA (Division 40) and INS.


Member-At-Large (prior)

Patricia Lee, Ph.D.

Patricia Lee, Ph.D. is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who currently evaluates children in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the Floating Hospital for Children.  She completed her graduate studies in clinical psychology at UMass Boston.  She trained at the Mailman Center for Child Development in Miami, Florida for her predoctoral internship and completed her postdoctoral residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center.  Prior to her career in psychology, Patricia was a reading specialist and has a background in learning disabilities.  She has special interests in cognitive sequelae related to medical and neurological conditions, and her dissertation focused on coping styles among Asian American adults with acquired brain injuries.  She is also a member of APA Divisions 40 & 22 as well as NAN.


Member-At-Large (prior)

Viktoriya Samarina                                        

Viktoriya Samarina, Ph.D. is a Clinical Neuropsychologist at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. She works primarily with adults and older adults in the general outpatient clinic and the Memory Disorders Program. She earned her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology at Palo Alto University in Palo Alto, California in 2014. She completed her internship training at the VA Medical Center in Cincinnati, OH where she specialized in neuropsychology and substance use. Dr. Samarina completed her postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. She has special interests in neurodegenerative diseases, movement disorders, and cognitive sequelae related to DBS surgery. She is also a member of Women Advancing In Medicine group at Baystate Medical Center.


Member-At-Large (prior)

Hope Schreiber, Psy.D., ABPP/CN is Director of the Neuropsychology Program at Tufts Medical Center and Director of  Psychology Training in the Psychiatry Department. She completed undergraduate work at the University of Rochester, a MEd at Boston University, and PsyD at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She received her board certification in 2000. Dr. Schreiber worked for nine years at Charles River Hospital where she both did individual and family therapy as well as becoming Director of Neuropsychology. She then began at Tufts Medical Center in 1993 and has focused on clinical work and research, as well as administration. She sees older children and adults throughout the lifespan, valuing close collaboration with a large number of physicians and other health professions in a genera medical hospital. Areas of research interest include adults with learning and other neurodevelopmental disorders, the accuracy of self-assessment of mild dementia in HIV+ individuals, and late effects in cognition in adolescents and young adults who have had childhood cancer. Dr. Schreiber also has a small private practice in Newton.


Member-At-Large

Jenifer Walkowiak                                        

Jenifer Walkowiak, Ph.D. is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who currently evaluates children and adolescents in the Center for Children with Special Needs (CCSN; Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics) within the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. She is also an Assistant Professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at Tufts Medical School and serves as the Psychology/Neuropsychology Training Director within the CCSN. Dr. Walkowiak earned her doctoral degree at the University of Texas at Austin and completed her pre-doctoral internship at The University of Minnesota Medical School within the departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry. Following internship, Dr. Walkowiak completed her postdoctoral residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC.  Prior to joining the CCSN, Dr. Walkowiak completed neuropsychological evaluations and supervised advanced practicum students/externs, APA matched pre-doctoral interns, and fellows at the Watson Institute in Pittsburgh, PA. Currently within the CCSN, Dr. Walkowiak conducts neuropsychological evaluations with children and adolescents with complex and multiple neurodevelopmental disorders. She has a special interest in children with social competence difficulties and executive function disorders. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPA) and International Neuropsychological Society.



Student Members  


Student Member

Joseph Boscarino                                        

Setari Parsa, M.A. Setari Parsa is a fourth-year student in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program at William James College. She received her B.A. in psychology and sociology from Case Western Reserve University in 2011 and her M.A. in psychology from Boston University in 2012. She is currently completing her practicum training in the Department of Adult Neurology and Center for Children with Special Needs at Tufts Medical Center. She is primarily interested in the neurobiological changes associated with mood and complex trauma. Her secondary interest includes issues related to neurocognitive functioning in patients with chronic illness and pain. As she continues her career development, she hopes to specialize in cognitive rehabilitation and integrate mind-body activities into rehabilitative settings. Her research interests include the benefits of physical exercise and mindfulness on attention and executive functioning. In addition to MNS, she is a member of the American Psychological Association, International Neuropsychological Society, and Massachusetts Psychological Association. Aside from academic and professional endeavors, Setari spends her time practicing yoga and running. She is also an avid music lover and NBA fan. 


Student Member

Sagar Lad

Meaghan Valler, M.A. completed a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, MA where she developed clinical and research interests in human cognition and behavior. During her time as an undergraduate, she was a research assistant in a perception and cognition lab and completed an independent study utilizing eye-tracking technology to investigate how interruptions influence decision-making. Prior to applying to graduate school, she worked on a neurorehabilitation inpatient unit running sensory therapeutic groups with individuals who suffered from traumatic brain injuries and other neurological disorders. She is currently a third-year Clinical Psychology (PsyD) doctoral student at William James College with a concentration in neuropsychology and recently received her en route master’s degree in professional psychology. Her current practicum placement is with the Bedford VA in their Neuropsychology Service. Her current clinical and research interests lie with adults, specifically with memory disorders and dementia in the older adult population.


Student Member (prior student member)

Randal Williams

Randal Williams, M.A. has completed his first year as a Psy.D. student in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England. In 2017 he began a practicum placement with the supervision of Dr. Paul Malloy at Butler Hospital at Brown University in RI, to gain experience in a neuropsychology clinic. His interest in the field of brain and behavior stems from twenty years as a mind-body educator and observing how important the nervous system is in the process of learning. Research interests include improving quality of care by way of evidence-based yet humanistic protocol and serving the neuro cognitive needs of aging adults. He is involved with MNS to access this specialized professional community as a complement to his studies and help guide him towards a more purposeful career. In addition to MNS, Randal is a member of AACN, INS, NAN, APA DIV's 40, APAGS, and is a campus student rep for MPA. Originally from Newfoundland, Canada, Randal loves walking barefoot outdoors on trails and serves his local community as a mind-body instructor n the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts. He completed a Master's degree in Religion and Culture at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON, (1994) and an H.B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Film as Literature at the University of Western Ontario, in London, ON, Canada.

 

 

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