Dr. Pam Christy

Pam Christy, Psy.D.

Pamela Christy is a licensed clinical psychologist and founder of WPG. Dr. Christy completed advanced training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with Marsha Linehan, PhD, the developer of DBT. She is the only DBT-Linehan Board Certified Clinician™ in the Indianapolis and surrounding areas. Dr. Christy also completed intensive training with Tom Lynch, PhD, the developer of Radically Open DBT. Dr. Christy and Woodview Psychology Group are pleased to offer both standard DBT and RO DBT services to adolescent and adult clients.

Dr. Christy provides treatment adherent DBT services including individual therapy and skills groups for adolescent (multifamily) and adults. Standard DBT is designed for individuals with significant difficulties with emotion regulation/impulsivity associated ADHD, borderline personality, bipolar depression, and disruptive mood dysregulation, substance abuse, and eating disorders.

Woodview Psychology Group offers RO DBT individual therapy and RO DBT skills classes for adolescents and adults.
RO DBT targets over-controlled behavior. Excessive self-control is associated with social isolation and difficulties with interpersonal relationships and contributes to persistent anxiety (i.e., social anxiety and obsessive-compulsive behaviors), persistent depression, avoidant personality, anorexia, and high functioning autism. The goal of treatment is to improve social signaling by increasing receptiveness openness to new experiences, increasing flexibility and adaptiveness to new environments, and building close and intimate relationships.

Dr. Christy consults with schools and treatment centers interested in integrating DBT programs into their milieu. She presents to mental health professionals interested in learning more about DBT.
Robin Kohli
Robin Kohli, Ph.D.
Dr. Robin Kohli has worked with children, adolescents and families in Indiana since 1998. She graduated from Ohio State University in 1992 and received her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from Pepperdine University, and she is a full member of the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Kohli specializes in psychological assessment of youth and families for court-ordered forensic evaluations, psychoeducational assessments, autism assessments, sex offender risk assessments, and child hearsay evaluations. In her years of experience in working with challenging youth and family systems, she has developed a wide range of solution-focused and creative interventions to help kids and families get back on track. She has worked with the Indiana Department of Child Services, Probation, the Dawn Project, school districts, and the court system to assist families who have struggled to manage emotionally disturbed and conduct-disordered youth.

Dr. Kohli also has a long history of teaching pre-doctoral interns and practicum students in how to conduct individual, family and group therapy, as well as learning how to administer and interpret a wide range of psychological and forensic assessment measures. She has served as an adjunct faculty supervising practicum students for the University of Indianapolis since 2001 and supervised students from Ball State University since 2005. From 2005-2013, she served as the Director of Psychological Services at the Youth Opportunity Center. She often speaks at conferences and workshops for attorneys, clinicians, and mental health professionals.

Areas of expertise:
Autism
Bipolar Disorder
Psychotic disorders
Sexually maladaptive behaviors
Reactive Attachment Disorder and adoption/foster care adjustment issues
Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and other anxiety disorders
ADHD
Self-harming behaviors and mood-regulation concerns
Mood disorders
Anxiety disorders
Substance abuse
LGBT and sexual identity issues

Services provided:
Psychological evaluations including forensic assessments (child heresay, competency, waiver to adult court, psychopathy, substance abuse, parenting assessments, etc.); educational assessment; psychosexual risk assessment; and emotional, behavioral, and personality functioning
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Behavioral Modification
Psychodynamic therapy
Family systems therapy to address parent-child conflict
Play therapy
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Courtney Ward
Courtney Ward, Psy.D.
Dr. Ward works with adolescents and adults. She completed her APA-approved internship in July 2014 at the Youth Opportunity Center in Muncie, Indiana. Dr. Ward graduated from the University of Indianapolis in August 2014 with her Doctoral degree in clinical psychology. Dr. Ward has worked in community mental health, residential, and private practice facilities. Dr. Ward utilizes evidence-based treatment approaches including Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT).

Dr. Ward conducts comprehensive psychological evaluations and specializes in psychoeducational testing, including ADHD and Learning Disorder assessments.   Dr. Ward has completed intensive training with Thomas Lynch, PhD, the developer of RO-DBT. RO-DBT targets over-controlled behavior. Excessive self-control is associated with social isolation and difficulties with interpersonal relationships and contributes to persistent anxiety (i.e., social anxiety and obsessive-compulsive behaviors), persistent depression, avoidant personality, anorexia, and high functioning autism. The goal of treatment is to improve social signaling by increasing receptiveness openness to new experiences, increasing flexibility and adaptiveness to new environments, and building close and intimate relationships. Currently, Dr. Ward provides individual RO-DBT therapy for adolescents and adults, and co-leads adolescent and adult skills classes.

Areas of Expertise:
Anxiety Disorders
Depression
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
PTSD and trauma-related disorders

Services Provided:
Psychological evaluations (psychoeducational testing, emotional, behavioral, and personality functioning, Autism Spectrum Disorder evaluations, substance abuse evaluations, and parenting assessments)
Individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults
Nancy Henein
Nancy Henein, Psy.D.
Dr. Henein specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, teens, and adults. Dr. Henein earned her doctoral degree from Xavier University in 2005 after completing her pre-doctoral internship at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She has experience working in a number of treatment settings with both children and adults including inpatient, residential and outpatient. In addition, Dr. Henein has a master’s degree in the area of sport and exercise psychology from the University of Virginia in 2000. She holds professional memberships with the American Psychological Association and the Indiana Psychological Association.

Areas of expertise:
Depression and anxiety
Oppositional behaviors
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Trauma and grief/loss
Academic concerns

Other areas of specialty/treatment:
Pediatric psychology
Sports psychology

Services provided:
Individual and parent/child therapy
Psychological testing
Educational testing; assessment of learning problems as well as giftedness
Consultation with schools
Collaboration with relevant healthcare providers
Jennifer Holzman
Jennifer Holzman, Psy.D.
Dr. Holzman who works with adults. She completed her APA-accredited doctoral internship in August 2018 at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Holzman graduated from La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology. She has worked in a community mental health center, college counseling center, VA medical center, and a partial and intensive outpatient hospitalization program.

Dr. Holzman utilizes evidence-based treatment approaches including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), DBT-PTSD (for complex PTSD), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). She completed the 5-day foundational training in DBT through Behavioral Tech in 2019. Currently, Dr. Holzman provides individual DBT for adults and co-leads DBT skills groups.

Areas of Expertise:
PTSD
Borderline Personality Disorder
Emotion dysregulation
Suicidal behavior and self-injury
Mood disorders including anxiety and depression
Substance abuse

Services Provided:
Individual and group therapy for adults
Kelsey Quest
Kelsey Quest, Ph.D.
Dr. Quest works with children, adolescents, and young adults. She completed her APA-approved internship in July 2020 at the Youth Opportunity Center in Muncie, Indiana. Dr. Quest graduated from Indiana University in August 2020 with her Doctoral degree in School Psychology. She has worked in school systems, residential treatment centers, and private practice facilities.

Prior to receiving her doctorate, Dr. Quest received her Master’s in Education at the University of Minnesota with a teaching license in Autism Spectrum Disorders. She specializes in psychoeducational assessments and autism spectrum disorder evaluations for school-age children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Quest also conducts comprehensive psychological evaluations for youth with emotional, behavioral, and social difficulties and has worked with Juvenile Probation and the Department of Child Services.

Dr. Quest utilizes evidence-based treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Currently, She provides individual DBT for adolescents and young adults, and co-leads the Multi-Family DBT Skills Group. Dr. Quest also provides individual and family therapy to adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder to improve social skills, decrease problematic behaviors, and support their independent living skills.
Hillary Blake
Hillary Blake, Psy.D.
Dr. Blake graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2014 with a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. She completed her internship at the Youth Opportunity Center and her postdoctoral fellowship at the Riley Hospital Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center. Following the completion of her postdoctoral fellowship, she was hired as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at Riley Hospital. Dr. Blake utilizes evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Children (DBT-C), Parent Management Training, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), and biofeedback.

Dr. Blake is intensively trained in DBT-C and was trained by the creator, Francheska Perepletchikova, and is one of the only psychologists trained in the state. DBT-C is for severe emotionally dysregulated children with behavioral problems. Dr. Blake provides adherent DBT-C, which consists of parent sessions, individual therapy with the child, family skills training, and phone coaching. During parent sessions, parents learn to create a validating environment and learn skills to increase positive behaviors and decrease problem behaviors. In individual therapy and skills training children learn effective problem-solving skills and adaptive coping skills.

Dr. Blake is a pediatric psychologist who works with children and adolescents who have medical diagnoses. While at Riley, she collaborated with the neurology department in headache clinic and Conversion Disorder clinic. She serves as a liaison between patients, medical providers, and schools.

Areas of expertise:
Managing behavioral concerns or emotional dysregulation
  • Disruptive behavior disorders
  • ADHD (including organizational skills training)
Coping with medical conditions or symptoms such as
  • Headaches
  • Chronic or acute pain
  • Conversion disorder or somatic symptoms
  • Toileting difficulties
  • Feeding problems
  • Difficulty with adherence to medical treatment recommendations
Treatment of psychological disorders including
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Trauma
Services provided:
  • Individual and family psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and young adults
  • Biofeedback
  • Psychological assessment for ASD, ADHD, learning disorders, and clarification of diagnosis
Zoe Fiske
Zoé Fiske, Psy.D.
Zoé Fiske, Psy.D. received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Indiana State University and completed her predoctoral internship at the St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium. Throughout her training, Zoé has worked with child, adolescent, and adult populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Zoé has received training in short-term cognitive behavioral interventions as well as longer-term trauma therapies such as cognitive processing therapy. Throughout her training, she has worked in state hospital, integrated care, private practice, community mental health, and college counseling settings. 
 
Zoé also has training in child, adolescent, and adult assessments. She has experience with forensic, parenting competency, developmental disabilities, and learning disorder/ ADHD evaluations.

Zoé is joining WPG for her post-doctoral fellowship to expand her training with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She is interested in working with clients experiencing significant difficulties with emotion regulation. This compliments her previous training with traumatized clients. She will be working under the supervision of Dr. Jen Holzman, Psy.D., DBT-L Intensively Trained Clinician and Dr. Pamela Christy, DBT-L Certified Clinician.