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DR. Julie Landis- Ph.D


Julie Landis, Ph. D. has a lengthy history working with children and adolescents and their families in private practice, schools and in a research setting. She is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology.  She received her doctorate in Educational Psychology and two master’s degrees in Special Education and School Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.  She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California at Los Angeles.  She began her career as a Special Education teacher in Round Rock, Texas teaching a self-contained class for emotionally disturbed students.  Her early interest in providing services to this population of students led her to seek a position of advocacy for providing more comprehensive, preventative school based mental health services to students. Once she obtained her doctorate and licensure as a psychologist, Dr. Landis worked in public school settings in Cy-Fair ISD and Houston ISD.  She was formerly a senior psychologist, founder, and coordinator of the West District Youth and Family Center in the Houston ISD. Dr. Landis was also a faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine, where she coordinated a study on students with Traumatic Brain Injury. While at Baylor, she published scientific journal articles and presented at local, state and national conferences. After completing the study, she joined the faculty in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Houston where she taught courses in assessment and counseling children. 


As a licensed psychologist for over 25 years, she has specialized in psychological and educational assessment and has a particular interest in assisting families and schools to better understand the learning and emotional needs of children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Landis is active in local, state, and national professional associations and was previously named Psychologist of the year by the Houston Psychological Association. She also served as a board member and president of the Houston Psychological Association. She is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists, Texas Psychological Association, and Houston Psychological Association.

DR. Molly Neff- Ph.D


Dr. Molly Neff is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who trained with Dr. Julie Landis and has been in practice with Dr. Landis since 2014. She has extensive experience in evaluating and treating children, adolescents, and adults who struggle with attentional/organizational, learning/processing differences, and behavioral, emotional and relationship self-regulation difficulties. Dr. Neff provides career testing, psychological and psycho-educational testing. She utilizes evidence-based treatment protocols in addressing a wide range of concerns including ADHD, learning disorders, autism, developmental disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders. In addition, she is trained in projective assessments such as the Rorschach. Dr. Neff does all of the testing with the patients. In addition, she gathers information, both qualitative and quantitative, from parents and educators, which play a vital role in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of each individual.


Dr. Neff was born and raised in Houston, Texas and graduated from St. John’s School in 1994. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary in Spanish where she also played division one field hockey. Dr. Neff graduated with her Ph.D. in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Neff draws upon her experiences as a graduate student to inform her current practice. Training included working in a high security mental health facility with adults, the juvenile probation department in downtown Houston, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, the counseling center at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a private Neuropsychological practice in Richmond, Virginia. In addition, before Dr. Neff began her graduate program she worked as a Spanish teacher, and a high school coach in a variety of sports.  

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Karrie Hilliard,- Ph.D

Karrie Hilliard, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and licensed specialist in school psychology. She earned her doctoral degree in school psychology and a Master's degree in counseling from the University of Houston. Beginning in 2013, Dr. Hilliard’s clinical training has included work in several Texas school districts, a speech and communication disorders clinic, a juvenile detention facility, and private practice. In addition to her
assessment work in this practice, she serves as a counselor in a local independent school.She has extensive experience working with parents and teachers to improve social, emotional, behavioral, and academic outcomes for children and adolescents. She provides evaluations and treatment for a range of conditions that cause difficulty at home and school,  particularly those associated with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and anxiety. Her research interests include the early detection of reading difficulties, especially among bilingual (English/Spanish) learners. Dr. Hilliard is fluent in English and Spanish.

Prior to her doctoral work, Dr. Hilliard worked in a variety of roles in public education, including as a bilingual kindergarten teacher in Houston ISD as a member of Teach For America. She moved to Texas upon earning her undergraduate degree in psychology and government from Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Hilliard is married to a native Houstonian, with whom she raises three young boys.

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