Kristen S. HassettKristen S. Hassett, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist who received her doctoral degree in school psychology from the University of Houston. Dr. Hassett’s expertise is assessing for learning and intellectual disabilities in children and adolescents. She also specializes in assessment with young children and IQ testing for intellectual giftedness. Dr. Hassett has significant experience in ADHD and autism spectrum disorders assessment, working with school districts, and providing Independent Educational Evaluations. In addition to working with Specialized Assessment and Consulting, Dr. Hassett is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of special education at the University of Houston.
Thomas SchandingThomas Schanding, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. He received his doctorate from the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Schanding previously taught for five years at the University of Houston. During that time, he also worked as the supervising psychologist/lead diagnostician with Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital on a national, multi-site grant focused on Autism Spectrum Disorders. He is the Associate Director of Outreach and Core Faculty member in Special Education with the LoneStar LEND program at UTHealth, an interdisciplinary training program for professionals interested in serving those with Autism Spectrum and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (ASD/ND). He has experience in Applied Behavior Analysis and assessing/treating emotional and behavior disorders (ADHD, ODD, Depression, and Anxiety). He has published several journal articles, book chapters, and co-authored a book on early childhood education in 2013.
Holly Marie Schrier
Holly Marie Schrier, Psy. D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who received her Doctorate of Psychology from Baylor University. Dr. Schrier has extensive experience with assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She has experience evaluating for ADHD and learning disorders to provide documentation for post secondary education and standardized exams, such as the SAT and MCAT.
Dr. Schrier has functioned as the lead psychologist for a multi-disciplinary team assessing for Autism and other developmental delays in a hospital setting. Dr. Schrier's expertise also includes the psychological assessment of anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, and behavioral problems which may be hindering school and/or social performance. Dr. Schrier's treatment philosophy is that of a whole-person, whole-family approach. Assessments include interviews with parents, when appropriate, as well as selecting empirically-sound testing measures in order to best diagnose problems and facilitate appropriate interventions