Clinical Staff

MEET THE CLINIC TEAM

Ashley Lambert, Psy.D

-Clinic Director                                    ‑Clinical Neuropsychologist              ‑Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education and Training

  • The Counseling Center of Nashua, 2 year Post-doctoral Fellow in Neuropsychology
  • The Adler School of Professional Psychology, Psy.D., Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology
  • Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Hospital, Pre-doctoral Internship
  • Purdue University, MS, Neuroscience
  • Knox College, BA, Biology/Psychology

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuropsychological and Psychoeducational Assessment
  • Specific learning disabilities, Intellectual disabilities
  • Traumatic brain injury, ADHD
  • Autism spectrum disorders, Nonverbal Learning Disorders

Research

  • Home based goal focused treatment of children with Autism spectrum disorders

Erin Caskey, Ph.D

-Licensed Clinical Psychologist          ‑Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education and Training

  • Loyola University Chicago, Ph.D.
  • Teachers College, Columbia University, M.A.
  • Children’s Research Triangle, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Pre-Doctoral Internship

Areas of Expertise

  • Psychological and Psychoeducational Assessment
  • Child, Adolescent, and Family Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Group Therapy

Research

  • Resilience in Children and Adolescents
  • School-Based Prevention and Intervention

Meir Hauser, Psy.D

-Licensed Clinical Psychologist          ‑Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education and Training

  • Rush Neurobehavioral Center, 2 year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • Community Healthlink Youth and Family Services, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Pre-doctoral Internship
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Psy.D Clinical Psychology, Child and Adolescent Emphasis
  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. Psychology, Minor Human Development

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuropsychological and Neurodevelopmental Assessment
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders, Disruptive Behavior Challenges, and other neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., ADHD, Learning Disorders)
  • Early childhood assessment
  • School based advocacy and consultation

Research

  • Bullying Prevention

Amanda R. Lucchetti, Psy.D, ABPP-CN

-Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist                              -Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education and Training

  • Mayo Clinic, 2 year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado, Pre-Doctoral Internship
  • Roosevelt University, Psy.D, Clinical Psychology
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, BS, Psychology

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric neuropsychological and neurodevelopmental assessment
  • Autism spectrum disorders and neurodevelopmental disabilities such as ADHD and learning disorders
  • Cognitive functioning of complex medical disorders, such as epilepsy, childhood cancer, traumatic brain injury, prematurity/low birth weight, in-utero exposure to teratogens

Research

  • Family outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder following interventions
  • Neuropsychological functioning in children with epilepsy

Languages:

  • Spanish

Kristen E. Vincent, M.A., CCC-SLP

-Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
-Instructor – Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences, College of Health Sciences
Rush University

Education and Training

  • IL Credentialed Early Intervention Specialist
  • The Hanen Centre: Certified instructor of It Takes Two to Talk ® and More Than Words™
  • University of Florida, M.A., Speech-Language Pathology
  • University of Florida, B.A., Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Comprehensive evaluation of pediatric receptive, expressive, and social communication disorders, speech disorders and language-based learning and processing disorders
  • Individual and small group treatment with children with comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders
  • School Consultation
  • Telehealth
  • Parent coaching and education

Research

  • Language development in children with Fragile X Syndrome
  • Literacy Development for Preschoolers with Hearing Loss
  • Improving outcomes for children at risk for communication delays by providing daycare provider coaching via video teleconferencing

Gabrielle Patton, Psy.D.

-Senior Post-Doctoral Clinical Fellow
-Instructor of Behavioral Sciences

Education and Training

  • Fraser, APA Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Psy.D in Clinical Psychology
  • The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. in Psychology, B.A. in Spanish Language

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric neuropsychological and neurodevelopmental assessment
  • DC:0–5 Diagnostic Classifications of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (e.g., Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorders, Sleep/ Eating/ Crying Disorder etc.)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders (e.g., ADHD, Learning Disorder, Intellectual Disability etc.)
  • Special populations: Latinx & LGBTQ+ and Gender Expansive Youth
  • Inclusive education advocacy

Research

  • Gender identity in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Influence of gender on the presentation of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Neuropsychological assessment with Latinx and Hispanic populations
  • The effects of high school climate on identity formation in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual young adults 

SEEKING CLINICAL SERVICES?

We are currently accepting new patients for neuropsychological assessments and speech/language services.

If you are a new or existing patient seeking services at RNBC in the area of neuropsychological assessment or speech/language services, please call the following number: 847–933‑9339.