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, Brain Maps/qEEGs, and treatment at the Center. In addition to founding the Center for Neurocognitive Excellence, he practiced at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, where he was a Principal Investigator investigating traumatic stress in people with cancer, chaired the Research Committee for the Social Work Department and provided counseling to people being treated at the Clinical Center. Additionally, he is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and uses brain mapping and 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.
Mr. Bar Lehmann, MSW, LICSW, BCN
Mr. Bar Lehmann, MSW, LICSW, BCN uses a holistic integrative approach to treat ADD/ADHD, trauma, depression, anxiety, and emotional distress. He is BCIA certified in Neurofeedback experience using neurofeedback, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and treating trauma (TREM Training). Bar also has experience conducting evaluations and assessments, and currently provides ADHD assessments and Brain Maps/qEEGs. 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.
Ms. Lauren Horton, MA, LGPC
Ms. Lauren Horton is a, Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) in Washington D.C. She uses a culturally aware pluralistic approach when helping clients progress towards their therapeutic goals and helping clients increase awareness, harmony and balance in their lives. Lauren uses a variety of techniques from Afrocentric, Attachment, and Solution-Focused theories. Lauren also currently practices at The George Washington University Student Counseling Center and has worked at Fairfax County Anger and Domestic Prevention Treatment Program and Harrisonburg’s Batterer’s Intervention Program. She has advanced training in Mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing as well as is a Certified Ambassador for the Virginia Department of Veterans Services. Lauren also has experience leading psychoeducational groups that focused on healthy and interpersonal relationships, regulating emotions, and teaching mindfulness. Lauren has a serious interest in resilience, self-compassion, and mental toughness. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from James Madison University and is proficient in Spanish.
Dr. Samantha Sweeney, PhD.
Dr. Samantha Sweeney is a licensed psychologist and experienced in providing therapy, consultation, and assessment services to children, families, and adults. Prior to joining DCNE, Dr. Sweeney was a preschool teacher, a consultant and researcher in DC Public Schools, and a School Psychologist in Fairfax County Public Schools. Dr. Sweeney has been an adjunct professor for Howard University’s School Psychology Program and a Preschool Screening Team Leader for the Kathy Wilson Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia. In 2015, Dr. Sweeney developed Culturally Competent Kids, a website dedicated to helping parents help their children develop cultural competence – a skill that Dr. Sweeney believes is absolutely essential. Dr. Sweeney earned her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland – College Park in School Psychology and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.