Lacy Chavis, Psy.D.

Dr. Chavis specializes in pediatric psychology and is clinical director of psychosocial services in Johns Hopkins All Children's Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. Previously, Dr. Chavis was a private practitioner and consultant evaluator for the Early Steps program of Florida.

Dr. Chavis earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology-Argosy University. She completed a pediatric internship in clinical psychology at New York Center for Child Development with emphasis on early childhood development and trauma. Dr. Chavis continued to specialize with fellowship at Andrus Children’s Center focusing on trauma, parent-child interactions and maternal mental health.

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Melissa A. Faith, Ph.D., ABPP

Dr. Faith is a clinical pediatric psychologist specializing in hematology/oncology at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She received her master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Arkansas, completed a predoctoral internship in clinical child psychology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology with an emphasis in pediatric hematology and oncology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Faith’s research interests include disseminating evidence-based interventions in large medical and community centers (e.g., motivational interviewing) as well as emotion socialization, social adjustment, and sibling adjustment during and following childhood chronic illness.

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Marissa Feldman, Ph.D.

Dr. Feldman is a pediatric psychologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with acute and/or chronic medical conditions to promote psychological health and well-being, and provides consultation services on the inpatient units regarding adaptation and coping with illness, treatment adherence, and emotional and behavioral functioning. She joined the hospital staff in 2017.

Dr. Feldman received her Doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of South Florida, and completed her internship and fellowship at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital). Dr. Feldman’s research interests include treatment adherence and quality of life in patients with chronic illness, outcomes of group intervention, psychosocial factors contributing to positive youth development and negative peer relations. 

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Lauren Gardner, Ph.D.

Dr. Gardner is the psychology internship director at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She has provided services for children and families with a wide range of concerns, including noncompliance, autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, depression, anxiety and social skills deficits. Dr. Gardner’s clinical interests include neurodevelopmental disabilities.

She earned her doctorate degree from Indiana University and completed an internship in psychology at the University of Tennessee Professional Psychology Internship Consortium and a fellowship in developmental/behavioral pediatrics at the Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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Aja M. Meyer, Ph.D.

Jennifer M. Katzenstein, Ph.D.

Dr. Katzenstein is the neuropsychology clinical director at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Previously, Dr. Katzenstein was a private practitioner and Assistant Professor of Neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine/Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis where she provided neuropsychological evaluations, consultations and academic coaching for children and adolescents.

After graduating from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, she completed a pediatric internship and fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Katzenstein is board certified in pediatric neuropsychology and clinical neuropsychology.

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Aja M. Meyer, Ph.D.

Aja M. Meyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Meyer earned her doctorate degree from the University of South Florida, and completed an internship at the Children's Hospital of Michigan and a post-doctoral fellowship at Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Meyer has provided psychological services to children and adolescents with a broad range of medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, sickle cell anemia, cancer, and various neurological conditions (e.g., AVM, cerebral palsy, chronic pain, epilepsy, spinal cord injury, stroke, and traumatic brain injury). She provides consultation services on the inpatient units at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and sees outpatients as part of the All Children's Pediatric Psychiatry program.

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Eric Alan Storch, Ph.D.

Dr. Storch is the research director of the Mind Body Branch and director of research for Developmental Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He is a professor of clinical psychology at the University of South Florida and an adjunct professor at Griffith University in Australia. After graduating from Teachers College at Columbia University, Dr. Storch completed a pediatric residency and fellowship in clinical psychology at the University of Florida.

Dr. Storch is conducting research at the Rothman Center in the areas of cognitive behavioral treatment for childhood and adult obsessive compulsive disorder and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, along with approaches to treatment augmentation.

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Valerie Valle, Psy.D.

Dr. Valle specializes in sports and performance psychology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences. She joined the hospital staff in 2017.

Dr. Valle earned her doctoral degree from Arizona School of Professional Psychology. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the University of California-Riverside and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of New Mexico. She also completed practicum internships at Psychological Counseling Services and Sierra Tucson and a practicum sports psychology internship at Grand Canyon University. Dr. Valle’s clinical interests include developmental concerns and stressors of athletes and high stakes performers.