Meet Our Clinicians

Our team is trained in the best treatments. We also know that treatment is hard. Our approach is to use the best treatments, personalized with your unique needs, and used at your pace, to make sure that you have the most successful recovery journey possible.

Clinical Director

Dr. Levinson is a licensed psychologist, health service provider, and clinical supervisor at the Louisville OCD Clinic. 

Associate Clinical Director

Dr. Russell,  is a Licensed Psychologist. He supervises and trains doctoral students and other clinical trainees. 

Associate Director and Supervisor

Dr. Pruitt is a licensed clinical psychologist committed to helping children, adolescents and families.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Sarah Schirmer, DNP has over 10 years of experience in mental health care. She began her career as a licensed professional clinical counselor working with children and families after completing a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Louisville in 2006.
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Melissa Gibson is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in treating teens & young adults. She is also passionate about providing training and supervision.

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Paul J. Rosen, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Louisville, and Director of the RACER (Research in ADHD and Children’s Emotion Regulation) Lab.

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Sawyer obtained his master’s degree from the University of Louisville, completing his internship at Stony Brook University Counseling and Psychological Services. He earned his doctorate in 2019.

Post Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Whitley Paden is a postdoctoral fellow at the Louisville OCD Clinic where she receives training and regular supervision in the treatment of OCD and eating disorders.

Psychological Practitioner

Sara Sutphin, MEd, is a licensed psychological practitioner and therapist. She has over 12 years experience. 

Therapist

Amanda Velez, M.S.S.W., is a Marriage and Family Therapy Associate (MFTA) trained to utilize Exposure Response and Ritual Prevent (ERP) therapy for the treatment of OCD.

Dietitian

Michelle Eckhart, RD, LD, graduated Magna cum Laude with a degree in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky and did a dietetic internship at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dietitian

Mary Curnutte, MS, RD, LD, is a certified Intuitive Eating RD Counselor. She graduated from Saint Louis University with a degrees in Nutrition & Dietetics with a Culinary Emphasis. She completed her dietetic internship at a variety of hospitals in St. Louis. 

Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

Kristina Waters, MSSW, Marriage and Family Therapist Associate has been trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). 

Therapist

Lindsay James, C.S.W., is a certified social worker that specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and trauma. 

Licensed Psychological Associate

Brenda Arellano, M.S., L.P.A., is a bilingual, Licensed Psychological Associate. 

Therapist

Jessica Dowell, M.Ed., is a licensed psychological associate (LPA) and therapist at the Behavioral Wellness Clinic.

Meet Our Practicum Student Therapists

Doctoral Student Therapist

Leigh Brosof, M.S. is a doctoral student therapist at the Louisville Center for Eating Disorders.

Doctoral Student Therapist

Emily is a graduate student at the University of Louisville and is entering her second year of a two-year Couple and Family Therapy (CFT) program.

Doctoral Student Therapist

Lauren Flaherty, M.A., is a third year doctoral student at the University of Louisville studying Clinical Psychology with aims to specialize in Clinical Neuropsychology. 

Doctoral Student Therapist

Coming Soon!

Doctoral Student Therapist

Skyler Green, M.A., is a doctoral student therapist for the Louisville OCD Clinic, where she is supervised by Dr. Broderick Sawyer. 

Doctoral Student Therapist

Coming Soon!

Get Help Today

We are available at the Louisville OCD Clinic to help you navigate toward recovery. Please call us today – your life can’t wait any longer!

Phone: 502.338.0608

Open Hours

Monday and Wednesday

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday

limited Hours

Sunday

Closed

COVID-19 UPDATE!

We are still accepting clients for online telehealth therapy. We know this is a stressful time. Please reach out and get help to support you. Contact one of our Intake Coordinators today by calling or filling out our online form.