Meet the Team

Debra Zand, PhD

 Clinical Psychologist

Meet the Team

Dr. Zand received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1997, and has been licensed  in Missouri since 2000.  Dr. Zand  has particular expertise in conducting comprehensive Developmental, Autism, Adoption, Attachment, and ADHD assessments.  She uses an integrative, playful approach to conducting therapy, and is  a certified provider of Autplay, Theraplay,  Partners in Parenting Education (PIPE),  and the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P).  Dr. Zand has obtained Level I and Level II  training in Dyadic Developmental Therapy.  She has completed  clinical and research training on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, as well as specialized training  in conducting attachment evaluations (Marschak Interactive Method).          

Kathy Pierce, PhD


 Dr. Pierce received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1999. She has been conducting psychological evaluations for 20+ years.   She has specialized training on  multiple assessments including, but not limited to, the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, the Mullen Scales of Early Learning,  the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children V, the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Adults-IV, the Wechsler Preschool  and Primary Scale IV, the Leiter-3,  the NEPSY-II,  the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System, the Tests of Variable Attention, the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test IV,  the CELF-5, the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales-3, the Sensory Profiles, and many more,  Dr. Pierce is a certified provider of  the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P).  She is also trained in the Nurturing Parenting Program (no certification required) and Collaborative & Proactive Solutions.

Donna McNamara

Care Coordinator & Parent Trainer

 Mrs. McNamara has 10+ years of experience working with parents.  She is certified in the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)and Partners in Parenting Education (PIPE)   She is also trained in the Positive Adult Development (PAD) curriculum (no certification required), Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP) (no certification required),  Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS),  and the Incredible Years.  

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Kirkwood Office

220 West Argonne

Kirkwood , Missouri 63122