Faye Sultan, PhD* is the Director of University Psychological Associates, P.A. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults, conducting individual, marital, family, and group psychotherapy. Dr. Sultan earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia in 1982. Her clinical interests include working with perpetrators and victims of physical and sexual violence, treatment of sexual dysfunction and the assessment and treatment of clients for whom medical and psychological difficulties overlap. She is a Level II EMDR trained clinician. Dr. Sultan has a distinguished clinical and academic reputation, serving for six years on the faculty at UNC-Charlotte. She is the author of numerous scholarly articles and chapters in many areas of psychotherapy, sexual dysfunction, and forensic psychology. Dr. Sultan is also the author of two novels, Over the Line and Helpline, Dr. Pruitt earned her doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1987. She also completed an internship and post-doctoral training program at Eastern Virginia Medical School which focused on the treatment of patients with eating disorders and marriage and family therapy. Dr. Pruitt is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and she is a Level II EMDR trained clinician.David F. Oates, PhD specializes in the treatment of Depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and interpersonal relationship problems. His repertoire of clinical skills includes brief psychotherapy, as well as cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused methods designed to help his clients develop more adaptive coping behaviors. He works primarily with adults and adolescents, but also has experience in the evaluation of ADHD and the treatment of disruptive behaviors in children. Dr. Oates earned his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Auburn University in 1995. Dr. Oates also taught for seven years at Charlotte Latin School and completed a Master of Education degree specializing in Secondary School counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Heather Anschuetz-Jeffers, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and has been practicing in the field of psychology since 1999. She specializes in the treatment of adults with depression, generalized anxiety, phobias, social anxiety, grief and loss, and relationship and adjustment issues. She also provides family, couple's, and marital counseling. Dr. Anschuetz-Jeffers earned her graduate degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, obtaining a master's in marriage and family therapy in 1999 and a doctorate in educational psychology in 2005. Her therapeutic orientation is psychodynamic and relational in nature. She also integrates cognitive-behavioral interventions when appropriate and will design a treatment plan to suit specific client-needs.