Mr. Schuyler Cunningham, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, BCD
Mr. Schuyler C. Cunningham, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Board Certified Diplomat is an expert ADHD practitioner. He specializes in assessments, evaluations, and treatment. He also trains other mental health providers in ADHD assessment and treatment at the Center. In addition to founding the Center for Neurocognitive Excellence, he currently practices at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, where he chairs the Research Committee for the Social Work Department and provides counseling to people being treated at the Clinical Center. Additionally, he is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and uses neurofeedback as well as a variety of other approaches to create safe and individualized care for each client. He is a sought after speaker and has published on various aspects of mental health counseling. Mr. Cunningham obtained his Masters in Social Work from the National Catholic School of Social Service at the Catholic University of America and holds advanced social work licenses in both DC and Maryland.
Ms. Sarah Katherine Nix Tipler, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Ms. Sarah Katherine Nix Tipler, or “Kaki” for short, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, is a clinical social worker with experience treating ADD/ADHD and related mental health issues in adolescents, adults, and couples. Kaki has worked in hospitals and other medical treatment centers, as well as in university and high school counseling centers. Kaki is trained in neurofeedback and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and uses an integrative approach to treatment. She has held positions at several different eating disorder treatment centers and helped found the University of the South’s Sexual Assault Crisis Response Team. In addition to her work at the Center for Neurocognitive Excellence, she is a Senior Staff Clinician and Eating Disorder Services Coordinator at The George Washington University’s Mental Health Services at the Colonial Health Center. Kaki obtained her Master of Social Work from the School of Social Policy and Practice at The University of Pennsylvania and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in DC and Maryland.
Mr. Bar Lehmann, MSW, LICSW
Mr. Bar Lehmann, MSW, LICSW uses a holistic integrative approach to treat ADD/ADHD, trauma, depression, anxiety, and emotional distress. He has experience using neurofeedback (pursuing BCIA Certification in neurofeedback), cognitive-behavioral therapy, and treating trauma (TREM Training). Bar also has experience conducting evaluations and assessments, and currently provides ADHD assessments. His experience includes psychotherapy, supervising and mentoring fellow clinicians, and facilitating men’s trauma groups at Community Connections, a mental health clinic in DC. He also has done research on co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders with the Addictions Research Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. Bar also has serious interests in literature, philosophy, meditation, and health. He obtained his Masters in Social Work through the University of Texas at Austin.
Ms. Rachelle Davila
Client Care Coordinator
Ms. Rachelle Davila has over 10 years experience working with people in the medical and mental health fields. Her experience includes providing medical care to patients as a Certified Medical Assistant and office support for large practices and nationally recognized community health centers. Before joining The Center for Neurocognitive Excellence, Ms. Davila launched the mental health social media campaign focused on providing access to care for families with low incomes through the Stephen F. Austin Community Health Network. Ms. Davila obtained her CMA certification from the Texas School of Business in Friendswood, TX. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently.
Dr. Faith Sproul, Psy.D.
Dr. Faith Sproul is a licensed psychologist specializing in psychological and neuropsychological testing and evaluation. She has worked with individuals of various ages including young children, adolescents and adults. In addition to assessment, she has extensive experience providing psychotherapy and have provided services and consultation to individuals, families, and administrators in schools and behavioral health settings. Among those services has been extensive work with children with disabilities including those on the autism spectrum. Dr. Sproul received her Masters and Ph.D. in from Temple University in Philadelphia. She also earned a Masters in Educational Psychology from Howard University and Bachelors in Psychology from Northwestern University. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Sproul teaches doctoral-level students in Clinical Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, D.C. campus. She teaches advanced courses in psychological assessment, cognitive behavioral therapy, and manages student research. She previously taught in the Counseling Psychology Masters program at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University’s psychology department. She has presented at numerous national conferences and continues to pursue an active research agenda.
Dr. D. Giovanni Scott, Psy.D.
Dr. D. Giovanni Scott is a Clinical Psychologist (Psy.D.) with over 10 years of experience in the evaluation and treatment of adults with ADHD as well as a full range of psychological, educational, and emotional disorders. Dr. Scott has worked in wide variety of clinical settings including hospitals, schools, and with the military. In these settings, she has provided in person treatment as well as TelePsych Services for persons in remote locations. Dr. Scott was an Adjunct Professor at Old Dominion University and taught Senior Airmen while working as a contractor at Langley AFB, Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Scott received her Masters in Counseling from the New Jersey City University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University, Center for Professional Psychology. Her training was comprised of a Major in Assessment with a Minor in Adult Pathology, reflecting training across the life spectrum. In addition to Washington, DC, Dr. Scott is also professionally licensed in both Maryland and Virginia.