OUR STAFF

Staff Psychologists and Allied Mental Health Professionals

Tim F. Branaman, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Dr. Branaman completed his doctoral training in psychology in 1981 obtaining his degree from Texas A&M University/Commerce. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology and Board Certified in the specialty area of Forensic Psychology.  He is a Licensed Psychologist with Texas certification as a Health Service Provider (Texas License #22443); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Texas License #001143); Clinical Member of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists; and Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Providers. Dr Branaman  holds a Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse Disorders from the American Psychological Association's College of Professional Psychology. He is certified by the International Board of Prescribing Psychologists and is among a group of psychologists first trained in Texas according to standards of the American Psychological Association for prescribing psychologists.  His specialized experience includes substance abuse disorders (alcohol and other substances), sexual behavior disorders including sexual offense behavior, incest and sexual victimization. Dr. Branaman's practice is presently solely dedicated to forensic consulting and evaluations including forensic evaluations of adult and juvenile populations  His forensic case work includes criminal and civil case evaluations and consultation.  He has testified in state, federal, military and administrative courts and has been retained by both defense and prosecution in criminal matters and plaintiffs' and respondents' attorneys in civil cases. (You may find Dr. Branaman's curriculum vita and see more about his forensic practice at www.texasforensicpsychologists.com)
Shaalon Joules, Ph.D.

Psychologist
Dr. Joules graduated with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Ohio State University in
2007. She is a Licensed Psychologist
(Texas License #34129) and is credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Her practice focuses on the treatment of younger through older adults utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy.  Her special interests include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, cultural/spiritual issues, personality disorders, issues related to aging, and psychological testing.

Virginia Secrest, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Dr. Secrest completed her doctoral training in psychology in 1982 at State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is a Licensed Psychologist (Texas License #23007). Her practice includes treatment of preadolescents, adolescents, and adults. Treatment utilizes individual, conjoint, and family therapy as appropriate. Dr Secrest's experience includes treatment of women's issues, eating disorders, and disorders associated with sexual trauma.
Kenneth F. Wise, Psy.D.
Psychologist
Dr. Wise completed his doctoral training at Baylor University in 1995. He is a Licensed Psychologist (Texas License #25783).  Dr. Wise is a clinical assistant professor of psychology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in the department of Rehabilitation Science. His practice includes treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and families. His special interests include the evaluation and treatment of children, the application of psychology to medical and health issues including adjustment to injury/disability, and the treatment of chronic pain. He has also researched and worked with psychological adjustment issues of recovering alcoholics and addicts.
Diana Boone, M.A., LPC
Professional Counselor
Diana Boone is a Licensed Professional Counselor (Texas License #13666) who has been licensed for the practice of professional counseling since 1996. She has advanced doctoral level training beyond the completion of her LPC training program. Ms. Boone provides a range of counseling services to adult, adolescents, and children.