Dr. Thompson received his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Indianapolis in 1996. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Indianapolis in 2001, and completed a residency in clinical neuropsychology with Pediatric Neuropsychology Associates at Methodist Children's Hospital in Indianapolis in 2003. Following completion of his APA accredited internship and a Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology, Dr. Thompson provided comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological services in southeastern Virginia before moving back to Indianapolis in 2006.
Dr. Thompson is Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He provides neuropsychological services to individuals of all ages, although his clinical practice now consists of primarily of older adults. His professional memberships include the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Thompson is also credentialed with the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.
Dr. Thompson has particular clinical interest in:
Dr. Moreau is a graduate of Lehigh University, earning her bachelor's degree in psychology in 2002. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2008. She completed a one-year pre-doctoral internship at St.Vincent Hospital, and her postdoctoral fellowship at Children's Hospital New Orleans and St.Vincent Hospital. Dr. Moreau also recently completed a postdoctoral master's program in Clinical Psychopharmacology. She joined the faculty at St.Vincent Hospital in 2010. Dr. Moreau is a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Neuropsychological Society, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology.
Dr. Moreau provides neuropsychological assessments to children and adolescents with a variety of neurological, developmental and medical conditions.
Clinical interests and specialties include:
Dr. Parmer earned his bachelor's degree from Wabash College in 2003. He received his master's and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2005 and 2008, respectively.
Prior to earning his doctorate, he completed his pre-doctoral clinical internship in the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship training in Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2010. Dr. Parmer is a licensed clinical psychologist in Indiana and is credentialed through the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Parmer is Board Certified in Rehabilitation Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.
He is co-developer and project administrator for NextSteps, the online self-management program for survivors of physical trauma as well as Take Charge, an online treatment supplement for the self-management of acute musculoskeletal pain. Dr. Parmer is a practicing clinical neuropsychologist in the Department of Neuropsychology at St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital and holds appointment as associate research faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Clinical NeuropsychologistCo-Director of Training
Dr. Pierson is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning her bachelor of science in psychology in 1998. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Toledo in 2004. She completed a one-year pre-doctoral internship at the University of Minnesota Medical School, and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Pierson joined St.Vincent Hospital in 2006.
Dr. Pierson provides neuropsychological services to children and adolescents presenting with neurocognitive difficulties secondary to medical conditions.
Dr. Schwarte is a graduate of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD, earning her bachelor's degree in psychology in 1996. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, in 2004. She completed a one-year internship and two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, and joined St.Vincent Hospital in 2006.
Dr. Schwarte enjoys the diversity of her generalist neuropsychology practice, while specializing in cognitive, behavior and emotional problems related to:
Dr. Schwarte is an active researcher with the Children's Oncology Group, and is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society and the American Psychological Association.
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Primary Supervisor of Internship Program
Dr. Barbera was born and raised in the Chicago area. He moved to Albuquerque, NM, for graduate school and completed his internship training at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio. Before moving to Indiana in 2001 he was an Air Force psychologist stationed in Florida, where he was involved in family medicine residency training for four years. His areas of interest include integrated primary care, health psychology and physician stress.
Dr. Barbera's current office is located at St.Vincent Joshua Max Primary Care Center.
Dr. Carr is the Sport and Performance Psychologist and Coordinator for Sport and Performance Psychology at St.Vincent Sports Performance in Indianapolis. In this role, which started in August 2006, Dr. Carr coordinates training, supervision, research and applied practice in the area of sport and performance psychology. This unique program will address "elite" performance issues in areas such as sports/athletics, performing arts, high performance occupations (e.g. police/fire), business performance, and positive psychology applications. He also provides individual counseling and consultation services; is a licensed psychologist in the state of Indiana; and is HSPP-endorsed. He is currently the consulting sport psychologist for the Indiana Pacers (NBA) and also coordinates psychological services for the Indiana University Athletic Department. Recently, he was the USA Diving National Team Sport Psychologist. He was in Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games as the USA Olympic Diving Team Sport Psychologist.
He has also been the Team Sport Psychologist for the Indiana Fever (WNBA) since 2002. Prior to joining St.Vincent, Dr. Carr was the Sport/Performance Psychologist at the Methodist Sports Medicine Center, and had been the Sport Psychologist for The Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center (1995-2000), where his responsibilities included coordinating psychological services for the OSU Athletic Department, including counseling and sport psychology consultation with individuals, teams, coaches and student-athlete support staff.
Dr. Carr is the past president of Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the American Psychological Association and serves on the Executive Committee. He is also on the United States Olympic Committee Registry of Sport Psychology Providers based at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He spent six years (1999-2005) as the Sport Psychologist for the Kansas City Royals Baseball Club. Dr. Carr also served for 10 years (1992-2002) as the Sport Psychologist for the United States Men's Alpine Ski Team based in Park City, Utah, and was the team psychologist for the US Men's Alpine Olympic Ski Team during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
He was on the National Advisory Board for the Citizenship Through Sport Alliance (CTSA) "Report Card on Youth Sport" (2004-06), which presented their nationwide "report card on youth sports" in November 2005. Dr. Carr has written numerous book chapters in sports medicine and physical medicine in the area of sport and performance psychology, and has authored both academic articles and articles for USA Swimming and USA Gymnastics.
He was a Performance Psychology Consultant with the United States Navy and worked with the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, from 1997-2001. He was the Team Psychologist for the Columbus Crew (1995-2000), and has consulted with other Olympic Sports Organizations, Major League Baseball, and the Championship Auto Racing Teams.
Dr. Carr has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology with a minor in Exercise Science/Sport Psychology from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He spent one year as a Clinical Research Assistant in Sport Psychology at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, where he worked with elite-level athletes and coaches prior to the 1992 Olympic Games. Prior to coming to Ohio State in 1995, he was the Sport Psychologist for Counseling and Consultation at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. He was also the Team Counselor for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. Before 1994, Dr. Carr was the Psychologist for Athletics at Washington State University in Pullman, where he coordinated athletic counseling and sport psychology services for the athletic department.
A former collegiate football player and native of Muncie, Indiana, he received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Wabash College and his master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University, where he was a graduate assistant football coach from 1983-84. He also studied off-campus at Oxford University in Oxford, England, and played club rugby during his stay. Dr. Carr lives in Westfield, Indiana, with his wife Kelli and daughter Rachel.
Dr. Carr's current office is located at St.Vincent Sports Performance.
Health Psychology Fellow
Sarah Jenkins, PhD, recently joined the Department of Neuropsychology at St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Jenkins received her bachelor's and master's degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She received her doctorate in 2011 from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.
Dr. Jenkins has clinical practice and research experience in health psychology; primary care psychiatry; PTSD/substance use disorders; behavioral health coordinator; family medicine; and has a great deal of experience with clients who have cancer and mental health concerns. She is completing her health psychology fellowship at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital under the supervision of Jon Thompson, PsyD, HSSP, program manager of the Neuropsychology Department, and Lori Urban, PsyD, HSPP.
Dr. Jenkins' clinical interests and services include: adjustment to chronic illness; psychosocial oncology; coping with hospitalization; pain management training; stress management training; grief/loss concerns; depression; anxiety; psychoeducation, (e.g., mind-body connection, weight management); smoking cessation; adherence to medical regimens; and medical staff training and support.
Dr. Jenkins has been a member of numerous professional organizations including the Indiana Public Health Association; Indiana Psychological Association; American Psychological Society; Association for Advanced Behavioral Therapy; Arkansas Psychological Association; National Association for Gifted Children; Arkansans for Gifted and Talented Education; Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists; and Psi Chi (National Honor Society for Psychology). She currently serves on the Society of Behavior Medicine and is a member of the American Psychological Association Division 17, Society for Counseling Psychology; and Division 38, Health Psychology.
Dr. Adam Shunk is a licensed sports psychologist and neuropsychologist at St.Vincent Sports Performance in Indianapolis. Dr. Shunk specializes in the areas of neuropsychological assessment and sport and performance psychology. In his role as a neuropsychologist, Dr. Shunk provides conducts evaluations and directs interventions to assist competitive athletes in both the academic setting and the application of mental skills in the sports arena. He is also involved in the assessment and management of sports-related concussion, diagnosis of learning disabilities, ADHD and other neurological conditions.
In his role as a sports psychologist, Dr. Shunk is trained in the applied practice of sport and performance psychology where he works with "elite" performance issues in areas such as sports/athletics, performing arts, high performance occupations (e.g. police/fire), business performance, and positive psychology applications. He also provides individual counseling and consultation services; he is a licensed psychologist in the state of Indiana; and is HSPP-endorsed. Dr. Shunk is currently the consulting Sports Psychologist for the Purdue University Athletic Department.
Dr. Shunk recieved his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before earning his master's and doctorate degrees at Ball State University. He completed an internship and two-year post-doctorate training at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital and St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute where he split his time training in neuropsychology and sport and performance psychology.
Dr. Shunk is also a competitive high jumper who has won both an NCAA and USA championship title. As a high jumper, he competed professionally for NIKE and represented Team USA at several international competitions which included the IAAF World Championship, NACAC championships and the Pan-American Games. He is a native of Muncie, Indiana, and currently lives in Fishers, Indiana, with his wife Patricia.
Dr. Shunk's current office is located at St.Vincent Sports Performance.
Dr. Urban earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Purdue University at Indianapolis and a master's degree in psychology from Ball State University. She obtained her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Indianapolis, completing a pre-doctoral internship at Ball Memorial Hospital, where she received training in health psychology/behavioral medicine and neuropsychology. While at the University of Indianapolis, she received the Kerry Heffner Award for Outstanding Student and has continued to assist students academically by participating on doctoral dissertation committees, supervising pre-doctoral practicum experiences, and judging an international science fair. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Society of Pediatric Psychology and Children's Oncology Group.
Dr. Urban has extensive evaluation and therapy experience with individuals of varying ages in inpatient, outpatient, primary care and residential settings; she currently provides services primarily with children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Urban provides inpatient consultations at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent and St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, as well as outpatient evaluations and therapy. Her specific clinical interests include: