Debra Zand, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Co-owner
Obtained her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1997, and has been licensed in Missouri since 2000. For 24 years she worked in academic medicine where she instructed pediatric residents, psychology graduate students, therapists, and social workers; conducted research on parenting resilience; and maintained a mental health practice. Dr. Zand has particular expertise in conducting comprehensive Developmental, Autism, Adoption, Attachment, and Learning assessments.
Dr. Zand utilizes an integrative, playful approach to conducting therapy. She is an accredited provider of Autplay, Theraplay, Partners in Parenting Education (PIPE), and the Positive Parenting Program (Triple-P). Dr. Zand has also acquired Level I and also Degree II training in Dyadic Developing Therapy, as well as training in Internal Family Systems Therapy. She has completed clinical and research training on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, and has specialized training in conducting attachment evaluations.