Dr. Brian O’Malley received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University. He then attended graduate school at The Ohio State University, completing a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology. Please Click Here to read more
Dr. Kern Carlton received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Wake Forest University. He completed his Internal Medicine internship at the University of Virginia affiliated hospitals in Roanoke, Virginia, and his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at The Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. During his final year he was chief resident. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and in Independent Medical Examination. Please Click Here to read more
Dr. Schara earned her Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University and completed post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, specializing in the evaluation and treatment of people with traumatic brain injuries. Her experience in the Charlotte area has provided an opportunity to treat a diverse medical population. At present, she is also working as the clinical neuropsychologist with the NFL Carolina Panthers.
Dr. Schara specializes in performing comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for both English- and Spanish-speaking individuals, attending not only to the injury and residual sequelae but also integrating a person's abilities, personality and mood. She aims to understand the changes patients experience in the context of their personal values and goals in order to assist them to maximize their functional abilities and quality of life. To that end, Dr. Schara is conducting cognitive rehabilitation through CogSmart® to assist people in their recovery process.
Darcy Alexander, Ph.D.
Dr. Alexander earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and she completed a post-doctoral residency in Health Psychology at the University of Michigan-VA Postdoctoral Psychology Consortium. She has experience working as part of multidisciplinary teams treating patients with pain and head injuries, implementing cognitive behavioral therapy in both group and individual formats.