Dr. Graves received her master’s degree in educational psychology and doctorate in school psychology from Indiana University. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and has 15 years of experience working directly with children and adolescents in various capacities.
Dr. Graves has worked in residential treatment centers, community mental health centers, and has most recently served the special needs population as a school-based practitioner. Dr. Graves additionally operated an educational consulting practice in Canada, where she supported the training needs of local schools and agencies. She has served as an instructor in the school psychology program at Indiana State University, where she taught courses and supervised graduate students in the areas of cognitive, academic, personality, and behavioral assessment. Dr. Graves has specific expertise in the areas of psychoeducational assessment, autism assessment, and identification and remediation of reading disabilities.
Dr. Graves believes that many people play essential roles in a child’s learning and growth – family members, teachers, mental health providers, and other members of the community. She believes that actively working with stakeholders as collaborative partners to develop shared goals and plans is the best way to support the success of all children.
When she’s not working, Dr. Graves enjoys being a wife and a mother to her two children and three fur babies.