SEGEL PSYCHOLOGICAL CENTER

About Us

At the private practice of Segel Psychological Center, we provide our patients with quality and individualized care in a professional, empathic, culturally sensitive environment. Our clinical staff includes five skilled licensed psychologists. Additionally, our knowledgeable office staff offers convenient and friendly administrative support.

​Our psychologists draw their psychotherapeutic techniques from an array of theoretical foundations, including but not limited to the psychodynamic theory of personality, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), family systems therapy, solution focused therapy, person-centered therapy, and humanistic-existential therapy. Our clinicians recognize the unique needs of each patient and use eclectic therapeutic approach to ensure such needs are addressed during individual, group, couples, or family sessions.

Leadership Team

Martin D. Segel, Ph.D.

Martin D. Segel, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

The focus of Dr. Segel’s practice is varied and includes psychological assessment, neuropsychological evaluation and psychotherapy.  Dr. Segel performs several different types of psychological evaluations, including intelligence testing, learning disabilities evaluation, neuropsychological assessment, personality evaluation, ADHD assessment, gifted evaluation, and dementia screenings.  Dr. Segel works extensively with adolescents, adults, and older adults on an individual and conjoint basis.  He treats individuals with anxieties, depression, grief issues, social skills limitations, and relationship issues

Dr. Segel is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Psychology.  He then went on to earn a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Houston Baptist University (HBU) in Houston Texas.  Upon graduating from HBU, Dr. Segel enrolled at The California School of Professional Psychology-Fresno (CSPP) from where he earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.  While attending CSPP, Dr. Segel participated in a research practicum under the supervision of Dr. Donald Templer, a renowned psychologist in the field of psychological research.  It was while working with Dr. Templer that Dr. Segel co-published an article in The Perceptual and Motor Skills Journal on the Exploration of the Neuropsychological Spectrum in Clients of Heterogenous Disabilities.  His great interest in acculturative issues led him to study under Dr. Noel B. Peters who chaired his dissertation. As part of his research for his Doctoral Dissertation, on Acculturative Stress and Depression, Dr. Segel wrote an article on diverse perspectives on education & peace which was published in the International Journal of Humanities & Peace.

In 1994, on his acceptance to The University of Miami-School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Dr. Segel relocated to Miami.  Here he did his pre-doctoral internship, training in various units throughout the hospital.  Dr. Segel served on the Neuro-Trauma Rehabilitation Unit, where he trained in neuropsychological assessment in a sub-acute rehabilitation setting.   While at The University of Miami-School of Medicine, he also trained in the adult outpatient clinic, where he provided psychotherapy to an adult and older adult population.  In addition, Dr. Segel completed rotations on the adult in-patient psychiatric unit and cardiac intensive care unit.  While on internship at the University of Miami-School of Medicine-JMH, Dr. Segel took a leadership role, serving as Chief Intern for his class.

Upon completing his internship, Dr. Segel relocated to Boca Raton where he obtained post doctoral fellowship training in a private practice setting.  Dr. Segel was licensed in Florida as a psychologist in 1996. Currently, he is a member of The American Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, The Society for Personality Assessment, The Florida Psychological Association, The American College of Forensic Examiners, and The American Board of Disability Analysts.

Publications:

Marissa Roecklein, Ph.D.

Marissa Roecklein, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Roecklein earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship at South Florida State Hospital and her post-doctoral residency at the Clinical & Forensic Institute Inc.

She is the founding president of Mental Illness New Directions (M.I.N.D.), a group dedicated to advocating for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Dr. Roecklein completed her doctoral dissertation research on the effectiveness of a recovery model based drop-in center for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. She is extremely passionate about advocacy work and decreasing the stigma of mental illness.

Dr. Roecklein has extensive experience conducting individual therapy and group therapy as well as a range of psychological assessments. Dr. Roecklein’s areas of expertise include the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of psychological disorders including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, and substance use disorders. Her theoretical orientation is integrative, as she strongly believes that therapeutic interventions should be specifically tailored to the needs of each individual.

 

Aliesha Rosa, Psy.D., ABN

Aliesha Rosa, Psy.D., ABN

Neuropsychologist

Dr. Rosa is a Florida licensed psychologist and a board certified neuropsychologist, who works with adolescents and adults to provide testing/evaluations for a variety of mental health disorders, neurologic impairment due to strokes, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, or neurodegenerative disorders, and to evaluate for ADHD/ADD, learning disabilities, autism, and other developmental disorders. Dr. Rosa additionally conducts general psychological and personality evaluations. As part of her training, Dr. Rosa has provided services in all levels of care with varying degrees of severity, including inpatient and residential treatment centers for mental health difficulties or substance dependence, partial hospitalization programs, outpatient settings, and hospital facilities.

Dr. Rosa earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida and her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Neuropsychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at South Shore Mental Health Center and McLean Hospital in Massachusetts. She completed a two-year fellowship in Neuropsychology at Comprehensive Medpsych Systems, Inc in Sarasota, Florida. Dr. Rosa completed board certification in Neuropsychology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology. Her area of expertise is conducting cognitive and psychological assessments to assess impairments in functioning in order to assist with future treatment planning for each individual and their families.

Marcia Washington, Ph.D.

Marcia Washington, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Washington received her Ph.D. in Counseling and School Psychology from Florida State University.  Prior to joining Segel Psychological Center as a postdoctoral psychology fellow, Dr. Washington completed her pre-doctoral internship at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, a community mental health center in Columbus, OH, where she provided therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults from the underserved population.

She presents with experience working with culturally diverse populations and is bilingual in English and Haitian-Creole.  While her academic training mainly stems from a cognitive-behavioral prospective, Dr. Washington adopts an eclectic theoretical orientation that best suits the needs of her clients, including person-centered, family systems, and solution-focused approaches.

Dr. Washington specializes in the psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a variety of mental health disorders and learning disabilities, including depression, anxiety, poor anger control, personality disorders, relationship concerns, low self-esteem, behavior management, and other areas of social/emotional development.

Stefania Dannacher, Psy. D.

Stefania Dannacher, Psy. D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Stefania Dannacher is a clinical psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological and psychological assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapeutic treatment for a wide variety of psychiatric conditions. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central Florida and her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Dannacher completed her pre-doctoral internship at Tewksbury Hospital, Department of Public Health in Massachusetts working with underserved client populations. She has had clinical experiences in a wide variety of settings including outpatient neuropsychological assessment and anxiety treatment centers, correctional and state hospital settings, intensive outpatient and residential OCD treatment programs, and residential and partial hospitalization dual diagnosis treatment centers. She specializes in providing psychotherapeutic treatment for individuals suffering from a variety of mental health difficulties including anxiety disorders, OCD (and related conditions), PTSD, and depression. She has an individualized and integrative approach to psychotherapy with an expertise in evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP).

Dr. Mercedes Martinez

Dr. Mercedes Martinez

Psychology Fellow

Dr. Martinez attended Carlos Albizu University and completed her internship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center in Miami, Florida in 2012. She was Chief Intern for her class and trained in adult behavioral medicine and rehabilitation psychology. During her internship, she provided psychotherapeutic services to an ethnically and socio-economically diverse adult inpatient and outpatient population with an emphasis on central nervous system disorders and multiple traumas including spinal cord injury, lower limb amputations, mild to moderate levels of brain injury, and multiple fractures. Additionally, she administered neuropsychological evaluations to patients with traumatic brain injury.

During her post-doctoral residency with Martin D. Segel, Ph.D. & Associates, Dr. Martinez continued conducting neuropsychological evaluations, as well as a wide range of other assessments, for the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. In 2014, she completed a second post-doctoral residency with an emphasis on primary care behavioral health at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, Massachusetts. This was followed by work as a primary care psychologist at an independent medical group in Central Massachusetts.

Dr. Martinez speaks fluent Spanish and is a licensed clinical psychologist in Massachusetts.

Daniella Lopez

Daniella Lopez

Psychometrician

Daniella is currently working towards her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Neuropsychology from Nova Southeastern University. She received her Master’s in Arts in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Psychology from Montclair State University in 2018.

While earning her Master’s Daniella worked as an extern clinician at a nonprofit clinic, Outpatient Dr. Helen May Strauss Clinic, Youth Consultation Services Institute for Infant and Preschool Mental Health, in Union City, New Jersey. She worked with undocumented, Hispanic children and their families. During her externship, Daniella performed individual and family therapy as well as group therapy. In addition, she also collaborated with schools and parents to provide academic accommodations to children. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico in 2016. Daniella is fully bilingual in Spanish and in English.

In February 2019, she affiliated with Martin Segel, Ph.D. & Associates, working as a part-time psychometrician.

 Samantha S. Goldberg, M.Ed.

Samantha S. Goldberg, M.Ed.

Registered Clinical Mental Health Counselor Intern / Psychometrician

In May 2015, Samantha received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University. She affiliated with Martin D. Segel, Ph.D. and Associates in March 2016, working as a psychometrician. Samantha received her Master’s degree (M.Ed.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from F.A.U. in May 2018, having completed her internship at ‘Palm Partners’ (Janu-ary 2017 – May 2018), an inpatient substance abuse treatment center in Delray Beach. Currently, Samantha is working as a Registered Clinical Mental Health Counselor Intern, as well as a psy-chometrician, while completing her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. Samantha works with a wide range of psychological disorders and issues, including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, substance use disorders, adjustment disorder, self-esteem issues and relationship issues. Samantha utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Client – Centered interventions within the therapeutic setting. Her clinical interests include psychological assessment, individual/couples therapies, and women’s issues.

Bryan D. Boudreault

Bryan D. Boudreault

Certified Vocational Evaluator

Bryan D. Boudreault, CVE, has worked in the Rehabilitation field for more than three decades providing assessment/vocational evaluation services to disabled and economically disadvantaged individuals. Bryan received his certification in vocational evaluation in 1987 and since that time, has been a provider to State Vocational Rehabilitation, Division of Blind Services, private rehabilitation and a host of contracts through the years with Palm Beach County, Workforce Alliance and “Welfare to Work” programming. Bryan oversaw the first pilot project with Vocational Rehabilitation in the early 1990’s, providing “On-The-Job” Evaluations to better assess work performance with community employers. Bryan has received training and certification in several vocational evaluation systems (McCarron-Dial, Perceptual Memory Test, Careerscope, Apticom, Oasys, Wonderlic, SAGE) and in 2012, became certified through the University of South Florida in “Discovery,” a comprehensive assessment for customized employment.

Bryan has several years of management/supervision of Evaluation personnel who also bring to the table over twenty years’ experience. Bryan has been recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and has an exemplary record of having met the standards for Vocational Evaluation accreditation. Bryan also enjoys giving presentations in the community including but not limited to; “Team Building in Organizations,” “Disability Sensitivity,” “Observation/Documentation,” “Understanding Vocational Evaluation”

and “Task Analysis/Job Coaching.” Bryan is on the Palm Beach County Homeless Housing Alliance Training Committee and provides training to agencies working with homeless individuals using the SPDAT (Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool).

Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Vocational Evaluator

Jane received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from York College of Pennsylvania. She went on to earn a Certificate of Advanced Study in Education. Jane has over 20 years’ experience conducting Comprehensive Vocational Evaluations for Gulfstream Goodwill Industries and local job training centers. She and her colleagues were some of the first to conduct On-the-Job Evaluations in Florida in order to evaluate participants’ vocational skills within actual work settings. While employed with Goodwill, Jane earned certification to administer a wide variety of assessments, including the McCarron Dial System, the Perceptual Memory Task, and the Test of Adult Basic Education. She also has many years of experience administering assessments for the blind and visually impaired, including the Cognitive Test for the Blind and other subtests of the Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation System. In 2014, Jane became certified in Discovery, a person-centered planning process that helps individuals with disabilities develop a plan for employment.

Rosemary

Rosemary "Rose" Guzy

Vocational Evaluator

Rosemary “Rose” Guzy has been employed as a Vocational Evaluator since 1983. She graduated from Western Michigan University that same year with a Bachelor of Science Degree; majoring in sociology and minoring in psychology. Rose has had extensive experience in the vocational evaluation field, and has worked with various populations through multiple programs, including individuals with medical impairments, economically disadvantaged individuals, students, and ex-offenders. Rose is certified to administer/has extensive experience administering and wide array of aptitude, academic, interest, and placement tests. In addition to working with Dr. Segel and Associates, Rose works part-time at Palm Beach State College where she administers and proctors placement tests, admissions exams, on-line examinations, and correspondence tests. In the past, Rose has been a Vocational Evaluator for Gulfstream Goodwill Industries and the State of Florida Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. She has also worked in the human resource field, for Palm Beach County’s Office of Employment Relations and Personnel, where she tested and screened all clerical applicants. Rose loves working in the testing area in general and with people in specific, because “it never gets old”.

Staff

Bianca Negri

Bianca Negri

Office Manager

Lisa Dambrosio

Lisa Dambrosio

Administrative Assistant/Transcriptionist

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Ana Silva

Accountant

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