Staff & Contact
Our dedicated team is led by Center Director Dr. Peter Tuerk.
Get in Touch
Please call (434) 924-7034 to schedule an appointment or with any questions you may have about our services.
Hours of operation:
- Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
- Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
The Sheila C. Johnson Center is located in the University of Virginia’s Bavaro Hall on the ground floor.
Our street address is:
417 Emmet Street South, Ground Floor
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Julia Blodgett, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Professor
Dr. Blodgett is a regional expert in assessing children and adolescents with learning disabilities, ADHD, anxiety and more.Learn More
Ronald Reeve, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Professor
Dr. Reeve is an award-winning psychologist recognized for his contributions to assessing learning disabilities, ADHD and ASD.
Peter Tuerk, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Center Director, Professor
Dr. Tuerk is a recognized leader in evidence-based care, innovating treatment through clinical science and technology.Learn More
Michael Lyons, Ph.D., School Systems Consultant
As an expert in school systems, mentoring and adjustment in school aged children, Dr. Lyons helps implement treatment plans.Learn More
Antoinette R. Thomas, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor
Dr. Thomas specializes in culturally responsive counseling and psychotherapy as a clinician, instructor, and consultant.Learn More
Amanda Williford, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor
Dr. Williford treats young children using behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, and attachment orientations.Learn More
Joyce Matthews-Rurak, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Professor
Dr. Matthews-Rurak helps and assesses those with concerns about learning disabilities, ADHD, anxiety, and depression.Learn More
Elena Tuerk, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Lecturer
Dr. Tuerk helps families and children with multisystemic treatment, behavior management, and anxiety spectrum disorders.Learn More
Matthew Yoder, Ph.D., Director of Psychological Services, Associate Professor
An experienced clinical psychologist, Dr. Yoder is a national trainer and consultant in evidence-based outpatient practices.Learn More
Autism Spectrum Services
Micah Mazurek, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor
Dr. Mazurek has broad clinical experience in psychological assessment and intervention, specifically with autism.Learn More
Erica Rouch, Ph.D., Director of Autism Services, Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Rouch specializes in interdisciplinary autism assessment, parent training, and individual and group autism interventions.Learn More
Speech, Language and Hearing Services
Jaimee Traub, M.S., CCC-SLP, Director of Clinical Services and Training
Jaimee specializes in social communication, child and adolescent language, and articulation disorders.Learn More
Rebecca Rehm, M.S., CCC-SLP, Clinical Supervisor
Becky specializes in apraxia and phonological disorders, fluency, preschool language, and early intervention.Learn More
Kristin Roush, Ph.D., Audiologist, Assistant Professor
Dr. Roush specializes in an array of services related to prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of hearing loss.Learn More
McGuffey Reading Services
Latisha Hayes Ph.D., Director of McGuffey Reading Services, Associate Professor
As Director of McGuffey Reading, Dr. Hayes works with students across grades, providing diagnostic and intervention services.Learn More
Sam Cash, Client Care Specialist
With over 12 years of support experience, Sam brings a keen eye for detail and organizational expertise to the team.
Bonnie Danielson, M.S., Center Administrator
With 25 years of health care management experience, Ms. Danielson prioritizes client-centered professional leadership.Learn More
Bridget Gilbert, Billing Specialist
Bridget has over 15 years of experience in administrative support, medical billing, coding and insurance authorizations.
Ryan Mehring, Client Care Specialist
Ryan has worked in a customer care setting for seven years providing excellent service and assistance to numerous clients.