Nicolette Cutright (Howells), Ph.D. received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Northern Illinois University. She specializes in providing individual, group, and family therapy to children, adolescents, and their families. Her areas of expertise and interests include trauma, anxiety disorders, depression, bullying, self-injury, autism spectrum disorders, and psychological assessment.
Dr. Howells is licensed in the VI and the state of Ohio, where she served as the Chair of the Bullying Task Force for the Ohio Psychological Association.
Kathleen Cunningham, MSW is a Licensed Certified Independent Social Worker and a holistic counsellor who has practiced in the VI for over twenty years. Katie is passionate about helping clients live a more empowered, authentic, happy and healthy life. She is a certified Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist and Meditation Instructor. Katie works with couples and families by teaching conscious communication techniques. For many years now, Katie has also been a support to those in the community who have been in need of grief counselling or who have survived sexual abuse, domestic violence or violent crimes. Katie is excited to offer yoga therapy in which life’s challenges are addressed with talk therapy, but from the yoga mat while practicing gentle stretching, breathing and meditation exercises. Katie earned her Master in Social Work from New York University.
Bonnie Roy, MSW is a Licensed Certified Independent Social Worker who received her Master in Social Work from Salem State University. She is also licensed in Massachusetts and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers with the Academy of Certified Social Workers’ credential. Ms. Roy has had experience in a wide variety of areas with a diverse population, including medical and psychiatric hospital care, adolescent treatment, special education, and all areas of domestic violence.
Kirstyn Livingston, M.A. provides individual and group therapy to adults and adolescents in private practice, community mental health, residential, and corrections settings. Originally trained in a primarily cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) oriented program with strong emphasis on empirically supported, evidence-based treatment strategies; she also incorporates mindfulness and integrative health components. Ms. Livingston works with adults and adolescents who are struggling with stress, insomnia, adjustment issues, depression, and anxiety disorders. In addition to therapy, Ms. Livingston provides cognitive screenings and psychological evaluations, including vocational, IQ, pre-employment, pre-bariatric, and adult ADHD evaluations.
Ann Barnard, Ed. D. is a seasoned clinical psychologist with deep roots in the VI community. She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, NYC, NY. In addition to maintaining a private practice in St. Thomas where she treats adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychological issues. Dr. Barnard has taught at the University level (Columbia and UVI), written a regular column for the Daily News, has considerable forensic experience, and has served on the VI Board of Psychological Examiners since 1997 (Chair, 2000-2008). Her particular clinical interests are treating the sequela of severe trauma, couples therapy, and treating mood disorders such as anxiety and depression. She offers a caring and nurturing environment where insight, healing and growth can take place.
Dionne Simmonds, Ph.D., LCSW, CAC1 is a native to the shores of the Virgin Islands. Her formal education includes both the disciplines of Psychology and Social Work. She received her Master and Doctoral degrees in Social work from Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Simmonds specializes in the treatment of addictions. She prides herself in using a person-centered approach to therapy, which is evidenced by her love, genuine desire to serve and assist in healing the people of the Virgin Islands.
Angel Wilde Dubuvoy, M.A. has lived in the VI for over 20 years. She earned her Master’s degree in Psychology and is working towards her licensure here in the VI. She has provided therapy in a number of settings for children, adolescents, and families. Her experience consist of ASD, Co-Parenting, Behavioral Therapy, Hypnotherapy, ABA Therapy, Emotional Processing, Mindfulness, and Self-Esteem.
We offer a range of providers for Psychiatry, Child Psychology, and Psychology
Karen Harris Brown, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist with 27 years of experience. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Brown is a seed of the Virgin Islands soil. Born on the island of St. Thomas, she is a proud graduate of the Charlotte Amalie High School. She received her doctoral degree in special education from the University of South Florida, master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University, and participated in a postdoctoral fellowship in Leadership in Neurodevelopmental and other related disorders (LEND) at Georgia State University. She is working on a Master in Public Health degree from Temple University. Prior to returning to the VI, she was a tenured Associate Professor of Speech-language Pathology and served as director of that program. Currently, she is a visiting associate professor at the University of the Virgin Islands and speech-language pathologist at Schneider Regional Medical Center. She provides services across the lifespan. Specialty areas include language and speech sound disorders, neurogenic communication disorders and swallowing disorders. In addition, she is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Act Early Ambassador to the USVI for the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” campaign.
Lori Thompson, Ph.D. grew up in St. Thomas and graduated from All Saints School. She received her master and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has worked as the Unit Director of the Adolescent Unit at the San Antonio State Hospital, Outpatient Director of Mental Health Services at Bradley Hospital in Providence, RI, and was Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Brown University School of Medicine, and currently also works at Schneider Regional Medical Center. She is happy to have returned home to continue providing psychological services to the people of the Virgin Islands.
J. Zen Meservy, M.D. a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, comes from Brown University where he was the Program and Medical Director of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Programs. He has been a leader in developing Inpatient and Partial Programs and run and developed Rural Mental Health Clinics. He attended Medical Schools in Norway and the University of Nevada. He has Adult Psychiatry training from the University of Nevada school of Medicine and Infant, Child and Adolescent training from Brown University School of Medicine where he was recently on the Clinical Faculty training Medical Student, Residents and Fellows. His passion is hands on work with individual patients and families and working with systems to promote health and wellness.