Deborah Budding, Ph.D, is a board certified neuropsychologist practicing in Southern California who works with children, adolescents, and adults. She has a background in literature and magazine publishing prior to earning a Ph.D in psychology. She is co-author of "Subcortical Structures and Cognition: Implications for Neuropsychological Assessment," which was published in 2008, as well as multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. She co-authored a consensus paper about the cerebellum's role in both movement and cognition, which was published in 2013. She has a strong interest in neuroscience, art, and video games, not necessarily in that order. Dr. Budding is a supervising faculty member at Harbor-UCLA's neuropsychology training program and is involved in research involving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). She has particular interest in the cerebellum's contributions to non-motor function, in brain-behavior relationships in neurodevelopmental disorders, and in finding ways to amplify the voices of women and people of color in science education.
Jayme Jones, Ph.D, is a board certified pediatric neuropsychologist in private practice in Southern California. She has an extensive background in the assessment and treatment of pre-school and early school-aged children who have a variety of neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders, such as autism, ADHD, learning disorders, mood disorders and anxiety disorders. She emphasizes early understanding and intervention to assist parents in managing their children's behavior and helping their children reach their best potential. She has a particular interest in the impact of trauma on development and is also an expert in the treatment of traumatic crises and loss in both adults and children. Dr. Jones provides regular trainings on various topics, including child development, autism, attentional disorders, and the evaluation and treatment of trauma. Dr. Jones obtained her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas, and has completed additional training at both LAC-USC and Harbor-UCLA Medical Centers. Dr. Jones is an adjunct faculty member at California State University, Long Beach.
Peggy Schaefer, MM, MT-BC, NMT-Fellow, is a Board Certified Music Therapist and a Fellow of the Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy. She completed her Master's degree in Music Therapy from Colorado State University. She is the founder of Metric Music Therapy, a neurologic music therapy-based private practice in Southern California. She serves on the Exam Committee for the Certification Board for Music Therapists. Peggy works with a variety of populations, including autism, developmental delays, Parkinson's disease, stroke and other neurologic diseases. Previous work includes program development and treatment services for Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas' Rehabilitation Center. She completed her Bachelor's degree in French horn performance from California State University, Fullerton.