Dr. Erika Buchanan obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from Duquesne University and is a Licensed Psychologist and PA and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She completed a predoctoral internship at The Watson Institute, a postdoctoral fellowship at CPN, and has worked in multiple settings including public and private schools, outpatient clinics, a residential treatment facility, and in-home wraparound services. Dr. Buchanan is an expert in state and federal law regarding special education and gifted education. She has also been recognized as an expert witness in multiple Due Process hearings. She specializes in the assessment of children wtih complex psychiatric disorders and learning disabilities and is the Director of Educational Services and the Executive Functioning Skills Training program at CPN.
Dr. Jamie Arthurs is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Licensed Psychologist who obtained her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She completed a predoctoral internship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan specializing in neuropsychological assessment, pediatric psychology, and assessment of autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Arthurs completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology under the supervision of Dr. Emmons at CPN. She specializes in the neuropsychological assessment of children with complex medical histories, including premature birth, seizure disorders, brain tumors, childhood cancers, cardiac disorders, etc. Dr. Arthurs also has extensive training in evaluating children with neurodevelopmental, psychiatric, and learning disorders.
Dr. Corrine Babika is a Licensed Psychologist who obtained her Psy.D. from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at The Haymount Institute for Psychological Services in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Her clinical experience has been heavily focused on completing psychological and neuropsychological assessments with children and adolescents with a wide variety of clinical diagnoses including ADHD, Autism, anxiety, specific learning disorders, and anxiety and mood-related disorders.
Dr. Alyssa Stiver is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who obtained her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She completed a predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where she specialized in psychological assessment and evaluation of autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Stiver previously worked in the Child Development Unit at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where she specialized in assessment of autism spectrum disorder using the ADOS-2. She has extensive expertise in diagnosing and treating childhood psychological disorders.
Dr. Iva Kumar is a second year, postdoctoral fellow in Pediatric Neuropsychology at CPN under the supervision of Drs. Cribbs and Buchanan. Dr. Kumar specializes in the neuropsychological assessment of children with complex medical histories and children with neurodevelopmental, psychiatric and learning disorders. Dr. Kumar will complete her training in February 2021.
Dr. Madeline Nassida is a Licensed Psychologist who obtained her Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology from Carlow University. She completed a predoctoral internship at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and a postdoctoral fellowship at CPN. Dr. Nassida specializes in the assessment of children and adolescents with complex psychiatric presentations and learning disabilities. She offers outpatient therapy services for children and adolescents coping with chronic medical conditions, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and trauma/PTSD.