Dr. Ohlenforst received her doctoral degree from the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she worked with children, adolescents, and adults. She subsequently completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology at Stanford School of Medicine's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, where she provided therapy and assessment for children and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders, eating disorders, and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Ohlenforst's clinical training and education have provided her the invaluable opportunity to work in diverse therapeutic settings, with a wide variety of diagnoses, and in close collaboration with psychiatrists, physicians, teachers, and family members. She serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and as volunteer Dallas Clinical Director of A Home Within, a national nonprofit coordinating provision of pro-bono outpatient psychotherapy to current and former foster youth. Additionally, she speaks Spanish fluently.

Licensure and Education
Texas Licence #34408
California Licence #21664
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
PhD in Clinical Psychology
The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Design

Professional Experience (Therapy and/or Assessment Sites)
Private Practice in Psychotherapy, Dallas, TX
Private Practice in Psychotherapy, San Francisco, CA
Stanford Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic
UT Southwestern Clinical Psychology Psychotherapy Program
Children's Medical Center at Dallas
Episcopal School of Dallas
Parkland Memorial Hospital: Consult Liaison Service, Psychiatric ER
Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center




Dr. Crowley completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she worked with children, adolescents, and adults across a variety of clinical settings. Previously, she received her Bachelor's in Psychology and English from Northwestern University. Having completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Therapy Dallas, Dr. Crowley specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety Disorders and in Parent Consultation for a variety of emotional and behavioral difficulties.

Licensure and Education
Texas Licence #36469
Therapy Dallas, Dallas, TX
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
PhD in Clinical Psychology
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English




Dr. Melton completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident and worked with children, adolescents, and adults across a variety of clinical settings. Supervised by Drs. Ohlenforst and Crowley in the context of her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Therapy Dallas, Dr. Melton specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety Disorders and in Parent Consultation for a variety of emotional and behavioral difficulties.


Education
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
PhD in Clinical Psychology
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Political Science




Jamie Pederson completed her Master of Social Work from New York University, after which she pursued post-graduate training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based practices. Throughout her training, Jamie has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of contexts. She specializes in psychotherapy for adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety disorders, depression, anger management, and other emotional and/or behavioral difficulties.


Licensure and Education
Texas Licence #58684
New York License #090049
New York University, Silver School of Social Work, New York, NY
Master of Social Work
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN
Bachelor of Arts in English and Communicaton Studies




Kristin Bemis is a Registered Play Therapist who specializes in providing Play Therapy for children and pre-teens with emotional and behavioral difficulties. She received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas, and previously, her Bachelor's in Psychology from Texas A&M University. Utilizing play therapy as a developmentally sensitive approach to working her patients, Kristin supports children and pre-teens struggling with a range of issues. By providing periodic Parent Consultation in addition to a child's Play Therapy, Kristin provides integrated care for families of children with emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Having provided therapeutic services at Children's Medical Center of Dallas for over 10 years, Kristin has extensive experience treating children and adolescents with medical needs. Additionally, she served on the Texas Association for Play Therapy executive board of directors and is active in presenting at the local, state, and national levels.

Licensure and Education
Texas Licence #63443
University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Master's in Counseling Psychology
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology




Ashley Scott is a Registered Play Therapist specializing in Play Therapy and Activity Therapy for children and pre-teens with a variety of emotional and behavioral difficulties. Additionally, Ashley works frequently with adolescents and adults in the context of traditional psychotherapy. She earned her Master's Degree in Counseling from Southern Methodist University, where she trained in Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Activity Therapy, Group Counseling, and Crisis Intervention. Having trained at various outpatient and inpatient settings, Ashley has provided individual and family-based intervention for children, adolescents, and adults across a variety of settings. Experienced in treating individuals who are suffering from trauma and/or wishing to develop more robust coping skills, Ashley employs a variety of interventions to aid her clients in developing mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.

Licensure and Education
Texas Licence #67855
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Master's in Counseling
Austin College, Sherman, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology