Kim Johnson, Psy.D., LSSP – Director of Training
Dr. Johnson is a clinical neuropsychologist and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology who specializes in understanding and evaluating the relationship between brain disorders and behavior. She is essentially passionate about neuropsychological evaluations and enjoys evaluating individuals 4 years old through senior adult for a wide range of learning problems, developmental delays, autism, ADHD, traumatic brain injury, complex medical and neurological problems, emotional-behavioral disorders, brain injuries, strokes and various neurodegenerative disorders.
At 16 years of age, Dr. Johnson was one of the youngest students to enroll at Southern Methodist University and graduate with an undergraduate degree in psychology. She earned her Master of Arts degree and Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno, California in 2001. She completed two post-doctorate programs: a one-year program in school psychology and a two-year program in pediatric and adult neuropsychology. Dr. Johnson’s training and experience comprises diverse settings: evaluating students in a school setting, working with juvenile offenders and severely emotional disturbed adolescents in residential facilities, diagnosing adults in outpatient and inpatient facilities, and providing consultative services to several government agencies about various neurocognitve dysfunction. She is also on of the few neuropsychologists in Texas who is certified in Aviation Psychology to perform FAA-required evaluations on pilots and air traffic controllers.
In 2009, Dr. Johnson established Johnson Neuropsychology, an independent practice, to provide personalized care and neuropsychological expertise across the lifespan to individuals who have disabilities and complex medical presentations as well as to gifted individuals and neurotypical individuals who want documentation of their cognitive abilities.
Milse Furtado, Psy.D.
Dr. Milse Furtado is a Neuropsychology Resident who works with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults in order to help them with concerns about their cognitive function (i.e. memory, attention, and thinking) and emotional functioning (i.e. depression, anxiety, and compulsions). She performs neuropsychological evaluations to determine if a cognitive deficit is present and help the patient and referring physicians determine its cause and choose the most appropriate treatment course.
Dr. Furtado earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Albizu University in Miami, FL. She received training in hospital settings, including University of Miami Medical Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Mount Sinai Hospital. She is a trilingual clinician (speaks Portuguese, English, and Spanish) and she is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Kim Johnson.
Dr. Furtado prioritizes an individualized approach to cognitive assessment to uncover the relationship between the nervous system and cognitive function. She believes in addressing all aspects of the patient’s lives including cultural background, emotional wellbeing, social behavior, medical history, and thorough understanding of the patient’s concerns.
Dr. Yamilee Nápoles, Psy.D.
Dr. Yamilee Nápoles earned a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis. She is a bilingual clinician who was raised in Miami, Florida in a Cuban and Honduran household. Currently, she is working under the supervision of Dr. Kim Johnson.
Dr. Nápoles has four years of experience working as an outpatient, inpatient, and in-home therapist in a community mental health setting. She enjoys administering psychological and neuropsychological assessments to clients ranging from 3 to 90 years old. Dr. Nápoles is not currently accepting clients for psychotherapy. She will be accepting therapy clients who speak English or Spanish in mid-March 2018.
Ashlee Peterson, BS, MS
Ashlee Peterson is a clinical psychology associate at Johnson Neuropsychology. She completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science with a minor in sociology from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Prior to obtaining her master’s degree she worked as a cake decorator for almost ten years. She admits if she did not choose psychology she would have been in culinary school. While working on her master’s degree she completed her training/practicum at Johnson Neuropsychology before accepting accepting a full-time position with the Company. She has been trained in both psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for pediatrics and adults. She performs both private evaluations and evaluations for adolescents and adults who are seeking assistance through the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. She especially enjoys working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, high school and college-bound students with learning disabilities, and individuals with psychosis. She plans on one day completing her doctoral degree and continuing to perform psychological and neurological assessments for all ages.
Connie Schoenrade, B.A.