Professional Service Providers and Resource Directory

Disclaimer: 
The Selective Mutism Foundation, Inc. declares exemption from any responsibility and/or liability regarding quality of service received by all listed providers and resources. In addition, this shall not be interpreted as the Selective Mutism Foundation’s endorsement of listed providers/resources.

 

STATE BY STATE PROFESSIONAL PROVIDER LIST AND RESOURCE DIRECTORY:

 

CHOOSING A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER

Here are some helpful questions to ask a professional when choosing a healthcare provider for your child.

  • Have you ever heard of Selective Mutism (SM)?
  • What is your understanding of the disorder?
  • What do you believe has caused Selective Mutism?
  • Have you ever treated a child with Selective Mutism?
  • Can you describe your success rate?
  • What are your treatment modalities?
  • Can you describe this in layman’s terms?
  • What is the parent’s role in treatment of Selective Mutism?
  • May I see your credentials, certification/license?

 

ALABAMA

 

Miriam Drummonds, Ph.D., Psychology

2305 Arlington Avenue

Birmingham, AL 35205

205-933-9276 ext 2305

ARKANSAS

 

Melissa Hatfield

Speech-Language Pathology

Specializes in birth-18 years of age in a variety of disorders. Private individual therapy sessions available

520 Grange Road

Cave City, AR 72521

870-612-0827

hatfieldtherapy@hotmail.com

 

CALIFORNIA

 

Doris Sami, DSW, LCS, BCD

132 Leland Street

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

OR

35 Maria Drive, Suite 861

Petaluma, CA 94954

doris@sami.org

www.sami.org

 

CONNECTICUT

 

Judith Rosenfield,

Speech-Language Therapy

147 Saybrook Road

Middletown, Connecticut 06457

860-217-0098

JudyR@kingsspeechandlearning.com

707-544-0821, ext 2

http://www.kingsspeechandlearning.com

FLORIDA

 

David Cramer, MD, Child Psychiatrist

Aventura, FL

305-585-6941

FLORIDA

 

Mark Epstein, MD, Child Neurology

10167 NW 33 Street

Coral Springs, FL

954-753-2255

 

FLORIDA

 

Vivian Perez, Ph.D., Psychology

7150 W 20th Avenue, Suite 605

Hialeah, FL 33016

305-819-5500

FLORIDA

 

Noel Cabrera, MD, Psychiatry

600 N. Hiatus Road, Suite 201

Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

954-432-8111

 

FLORIDA

 

Regina Ravachi, LMHC, Child Psychotherapist

1601 Palm Avenue, Suite 300

Pembroke Place, FL 33026

954-441-3413

FLORIDA

 

Dr. Lauren Goldstein

Licensed Psychologist

4851 W Hillsboro Blvd, Suite A1

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

(954) 428-6020

drlaurengoldstein@yahoo.com

www.drlaurengoldstein.com

 

IDAHO

 

Kate Phipps, LCPC

1010 W Hays Street

Boise, ID 83702

kate.phipps@gmail.com

208-961-1569

ILLINOIS

 

Bryan Bugay, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

550 Frontage Rd. Suite 3515

Northfield, IL 60093

773-318-8959

http://www.bryanbugay.com

b-r-y-a-n@comcast.net/

 

ILLINOIS

 

Dana McKennon, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychology

121 S. Wilke Rd Suite 200

Arlington Heights, Il. 60005

847-577-0904

http://www.nwbhs.com

dmckennon@nwbhs.com

In addition to having a clinical license and years of experience, Dr. McKennon has a background in school psychology and frequently assists families in obtaining appropriate services in schools. Dr. McKennon routinely evaluates children, screening to rule out any speech language issues,works with the parents as well as the child, and collaborates with the child’s school to secure necessary accommodations.

INDIANA

 

Kelda Harris Welsh, MD

Director of Anxiety Disorders Clinic

Riley Child Psychiatry Clinic

Suite 3701

Indianapolis, IN 48202

317-274-8162 or 317-278-0809

INDIANA

 

Eric L. Scott, Ph.D., HSPP

Clinical Psychologist

Asst Clinical Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry

Co-chief Anxiety Disorders Clinic

Clinical Director, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service

Riley Hospital for Children

702 Barnhill Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46202

317-274-8162

 

MARYLAND

 

Charles Gordon, PhD

11204 Farmland Drive

Rockville, MD 20852

301-230-1808

MARYLAND

 

Lindsay Scharfstein

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change

http://www.changeanxiety.com/about.htm

414 Hungerford Drive Suite 252
Rockville, Maryland 20850

301-610-7850 Extension 5

drscharfstein@changeanxiety.com

 

MARYLAND

 

Valerie G. Slattery, PhD

Psychologist

10205 Windsor View Drive

Potomac, MD 20854

(301) 299-8085

www.drvalerieslattery.com

drvalerieslattery@gmail.com

MARYLAND

 

Veronica Raggi

8401 Connecticut Ave, Suite 1120
Chevy Chase. MD
United States

 Cool, Confident and Courageous groups. Building
Socialization Skills and Brave Speech in Children with
Selective Mutism. Groups from preschool through 3rd
grade starting in October. Please call or email for
information. Dr. Raggi also provides individual and school
based therapy.

http://www.alvordbaker.com

raggi@alvordbaker.com

(301) 593-6554

MASSACHUSTETTS

 

Jennifer Lish, PhD

Psychologist

9 Cedar Street

Worchester Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Worchester, Massachusetts 01609

508-210-0114

http://worcestercognitivebehaviortherapy.com

jenniferlishphd@gmail.com

 MASSACHUSETTS

 

Kathleen Trainor

Clinical Psychologist

http://www.trainorcenter.com

154 East Central St.

Natick, Massachusetts 01760

508-647-1644

info@trainorcenter.com

MASSACHUSETTS

 

Melanie Harkins

Fourth Year PsyD student

Children and Adolescents

81 Plantation St

Worcester, MA

617-306-9689

mharkins@antioch.edu

NEW JERSEY

 

Stephanie Coyle, PhD, School Psychologist

106 Old Hook Road

Westwood, NJ 07675

201-666-5515

 

NEW YORK

Philip D Stein PhD

Child Psychology

520 Franklin Ave Suite 211

Garden City, NY 11530

516-739-2133

http://Therapists.psychologytoday.com

DrPhilStein@Optonline.net

 

 

 

 

 NEW YORK

 

 

Marian Moldan, RCSW

Miller Place, NY 11764

631-331-8759

Rimmoldan@aol.com

NEW YORK

 

Joseph Raul, MD, Pediatrician

87 Cold Spring Road

Soyosset, NY 11791

516-921-3333

 NEW YORK

Dawn Learsy

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and

Supportive Psychological Services

109 E 38th Street Suite 2A

New York, NY 10016

646-912-9074

http://www.childsbest.org

admin@childsbest.org

OHIO

Denis Ward, PhD, Psychology

Barbara Fordyce, Ph.D.

3722 Whipple Avenue

N.W. Canton, OH 44716

330-492-2006

 

PENNSYLVANIA

 

D’Arcy Lyness, PhD, Psychology

4 East Germantown Pike, Suite 207

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

484-530-0778

darcylyness@orols.com

 PENNSYLVANIA     

Gregory B. Milbourne

Center for Neuroscience

Riddle Memorial Hospital

Healthcare Center II, Suite 2205

Media, PA 19063

610-744-2960

PENNSYLVANIA

 

 

Rhonda Malinsky-Rockwell

SLP- Pragmatic Language

Rhonda Malinsky-Rockwell provides pragmatic language therapy in collaboration with a psychologist treating the child diagnosed with Selective Mutism. Rhonda has a background of over 35 years in the schools and Children’s Hospital Setting and also as a clinical instructor for Graduate SLP clinicians from University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University. Currently the Director at Lumina Speech Hearing and Language, Rhonda has developed pragmatic language treatment programs that include individual and group speech therapy.

Lumina Speech 79 Charles St

Uniontown, PA 15401

724-366-1166

www.LuminaSpeech.com

rhondamrockwell@gmail.com

TEXAS

Jeanine Roddy

Speech Language Pathologist

Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy

4645 Wyndham Lane, Suite 210

Frisco TX 75033 USA

469-630-2328

http://www.friscofeedingslp.com/

jeanine@friscofeedingslp.com

Jeanine has over 10 years experience working

with children with Selective Mutism ranging

in age from 4 to 10 years old.

 VIRGINIA

Richard Schwartz, MD
Advanced Pediatrics
115 Park St, SE
Vienna, VA 22180
703-938-5555
RHS738@aol.com


WEST VIRGINIA

Jeffrey Priddy, MD

Prestera & Process Strategies

511 Morris Street

Charleston, WV 25301

304-341-0511 ext 497