Stephanie Wolf, JD, PHD
Co Founder, Licensed Psychologist in DC, MD, VA, Psych Pact
Dr. Wolf has been working with children and families for over 15 years. She specializes in trauma, forensic matters, behavior problems, assessment and utilizing evidenced-based treatments to help children and families function at their optimal level. Dr. Wolf also works with adults who have experienced trauma either recently or in their childhood and helps them heal to improve their current life. Dr. Wolf is known for her empathy, humor and directive approach. She values being goal oriented, having a clear treatment plan and measuring progress during therapy with standardized psychological measures.
Dr. Wolf is a certified Level 1 Trainer in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and a certified Within Agency Trainer for Problematic Sexual Behaviors Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (PSB-CBT). She is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and the Circle of Security Parenting Program. She has been trained in Child Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI) and Alternatives for Families Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT). She also has taught as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland College Park and at George Washington University. Dr. Wolf holds a Juris Doctor degree and is licensed to practice law in both Maryland and DC. She testifies as an expert witness in a variety of criminal and civil cases.
Jenna Calton, PHD
Co Founder, Licensed Psychologist in DC, FL, MD, VA
Dr. Jenna Calton has been working with children and families since 2012. She specializes in providing trauma-focused and evidence-based treatments to youth and their caregivers. Dr. Calton is known for her warmth and values diversity. She has served as a Psychology Internship Program Director and has years of experience in providing supervision and consultation to other mental health professionals and trainees. Dr. Calton is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has been trained in Alternatives for Families Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI). In addition, Dr. Calton has served as an adjunct professor and clinical supervisor at George Mason University’s Center for Psychological Services.
Renee DeBoard-Lucas, PHD
Licensed Psychologist in DC, MD
Dr. Renee DeBoard-Lucas is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years experience treating trauma and anxiety in children and teens. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Marquette University. She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship and then served as a staff psychologist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. DeBoard-Lucas was a staff psychologist at the Tree House Child Advocacy Center, where she treated children and adolescents who have experienced traumatic events, supervised doctoral interns, and supervised the assessment program. Dr. DeBoard-Lucas is nationally certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and also has experience with Prolonged Exposure therapy. Dr. DeBoard-Lucas has authored peer-reviewed articles and book chapters related to children’s experiences with trauma. Her research interests include children’s perceptions of intimate partner violence and family conflict, as well as resilience in the context of these stressors. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education at the University of Maryland.
Hannah Sugarman, PHD
Licensed Psychology Associate
Dr. Hannah Sugarman is a postdoctoral fellow and a licensed psychology associate in Washington, DC. Dr. Sugarman specializes in providing engaging, empathetic, evidence-based treatment that addresses a child’s needs at home and at school. In addition to her work at Maven Psychology Group, Dr. Sugarman currently works with youth and families as a School Psychologist at Fairfax County Public Schools and has extensive experience understanding how a child’s traumatic experiences may impact their ability to thrive in the school setting. She earned her doctorate in School Psychology from Fordham University. Dr. Sugarman completed an APA-accredited internship at the Hawaii Psychological Internship Consortium and brings to her practice a wide variety of training experiences. Some of Dr. Sugarman’s past training includes a residential treatment program at MercyFirst, a supervisory position at the Rosa Hagin Consultation Center at Fordham University, and a clinical practicum at Farmingdale Public schools. Dr. Sugarman has been trained in evidence-based protocols, including TF-CBT. Dr. Sugarman’s doctoral research was centered around the experiences of adolescents disclosing their gender identity. She has a particular passion for working with LGBTQ identifying-youth and their families.