Dr. Janeen DeMarte is a licensed clinical psychologist currently operating Sentience PLLC in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. DeMarte completed both her master’s and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Michigan State University and fulfilled an APA approved doctoral residency at Arizona State Hospital.
Dr. DeMarte conducts psychological therapy and assessment for a broad range of clients. Her diverse therapeutic aptitudes have been developed over years of experience providing care to clients from all walks of life, with ages spanning from early childhood to older adults. Her clinical training was conducted in a variety of settings including correctional facilities, outpatient clinics, and inpatient units.
Dr. DeMarte served as the Clinical Director of a large outpatient behavioral health clinic in Phoenix where she oversaw the practice of numerous multidisciplinary treatment providers. During her tenure, Dr. DeMarte developed a program for practicum students from Arizona State University, Argosy University, and several other academic institutions. She has also instructed at the university level for bachelor’s students and provided intensive training for master’s and doctoral students of clinical psychology. She is also the owner of Sentience Psychological Services, PLLC
Dr. Evelyn Burrell is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her doctoral degree and two master’s degrees in mental health counseling and clinical psychology from the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She fulfilled an APA approved doctoral residency at the Arizona State Hospital. Her clinical training was conducted in a variety of settings including correctional facilities and outpatient clinics.
Dr. Burrell has experience completing psychological and psychosexual evaluations, violence risk assessments, and therapeutic treatment for forensic populations. She specializes in working with adolescent and adult individuals with personality, mood, sexual, and paraphilic disorders.
Dr. Burrell has taught college courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, focusing on foundational psychology, cultural diversity, diagnostics, and counseling skills. She also provides trainings in cultural awareness to doctoral and master’s level students.
Dr. Linsey Lancellotti is a therapist who earned her doctoral degree from The Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She fulfilled her APA approved doctoral residency at The Edith Nourse Rogers Veterans Medical Center. She is in the process of sitting for her licensing exam to become a Clinical Psychologist. At the present time, she is supervised by Dr. Janeen DeMarte.
The majority of Dr. Lancellotti’s clinical training and experiences have focused on providing services to older adults in a variety of settings, including long term care facilities, outpatient clinics, palliative care, and hospice. She specializes in addressing concerns about adjustment, mood, anxiety, grief and loss, end-of-life issues, interpersonal difficulties, chronic illness, caregiver stress, and varying degrees of cognitive impairment.
She emphasizes a strength-based approach and incorporates interventions based on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and multicultural counseling techniques.
Dr. Lancellotti has an interest in working with and improving the quality of services provided to gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender older adults.
Ms. Amanda Robinson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She graduated from Southwestern College with a Counseling degree in 2005, and completed the Masters in Counseling program through Northern Arizona University in 2010.
Her internship and clinical opportunities thus far have provided her with a well-rounded experience with adults, adolescents, and couples in an outpatient setting. Most of her individual counseling has been focused on clients with addiction, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, social phobia, sexual trauma, emotional trauma, dissociation, victims of domestic violence, dual-diagnosis, borderline personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, long term care needs, and traumatic brain injured clients. Ms. Robinson has worked with many couples in therapy, as well as, led and co-led intensive outpatient groups for mood, addictions, and mindfulness. She serves as a clinical supervisor for Sentience, PLLC.
Pamela Brooks is a licensed clinical social worker. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Pitzer University and her Master’s in Social Work from Arizona State University. Pamela has experience engaging clients in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health, high school, and Mayo Clinic’s transplant center. Pamela created psychoeducational groups aimed towards enhancing children/adolescent social skills and positive coping skills. Pamela also created a supportive and psychoeducational group for individuals within the hospital setting. Pamela uses an integrated approach in therapy and takes pride in building relationships with clients to reach their highest potential.
Dr. Elana Payton is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC). She holds a Master’s in Professional Counseling and earned her EdD in Counseling Psychology from The Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She is in the process of obtaining her LPC licensure and is supervised by Amanda Robinson.
Dr. Payton has 20 years of experience as a school guidance counselor and is well versed in the area of diversity, special education, behavior, crisis and trauma adolescent counseling services. Dr. Payton’s education and work experience allow her to create professional development and programs that support under-represented, marginalized, and at-risk students. Dr. Payton has experience working with adolescents and their parent/guardian(s) at each stage of academic and personal development, analyzing complex situations, addressing student conduct and finding amicable resolutions. She is uniquely skilled in conflict resolution and restorative justice practices, beneficial in working with populations who have experienced varying degrees of trauma.
Dr. Payton’s doctoral program and dissertation research enabled her to further explore pathways of success for youth via an examination of correlations between generational risk and health factors that impede positive academic development and life choices. She examined historical trauma and generational PTSD of native populations focusing on how trauma manifests through generations resulting in risk behaviors that impede academic success. Dr. Payton’s research revealed significant implications for prevention and interventional counseling and teaching practice to address achievement gaps, high-risk behaviors, and policies that counter progressive academic success for underserved populations.
Olivia Walliser was a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology program at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She is currently a Behavioral Health Technician under the supervision of Amanda Robinson, LPC. Ms. Walliser graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Calgary in 2017.
Ms. Walliser has experience with research and assessment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has been providing psychotherapy services for individuals with serious mental illness and those who have experienced trauma. She has worked with clients across the lifespan from early adulthood to geriatrics. Additionally, she is a passionate advocate for gender and sexual minorities.
Samantha Sevilla is a therapist who previously attended the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She is under the supervision of Amanda Robinson, LPC. Ms. Sevilla graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2012, and completed her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology in 2017.
Ms. Sevilla’s prior experiences include providing group therapy to individuals who have been court ordered to complete diversion programs that specify in substance abuse treatment and domestic violence offenses. Ms. Sevilla also provided individual therapy for Federal inmates reentering society. Ms. Sevilla has also completed a prior placement at a community mental health facility where she provided individual therapy and group therapy. Ms. Sevilla is most familiar with cognitive-behavioral interventions and mindfulness techniques to assist individuals with depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, grief, and substance abuse.
Lacee Cross is a Clinical Psychology doctoral student at Northern Arizona University. She is currently a under the supervision of Dr. Janeen DeMarte. She has obtained certifications in crisis-victim counseling, trauma-focused CBT, and EAGALA. Ms. Cross has experience in substance abuse counseling, domestic violence counseling, and life skills coaching. She prides herself in encompassing a safe and welcoming presence for her patients.