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Catherine B. Hasler, Ph.D.

Director

Dr. Hasler is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Director of CABH, Inc. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology, with an emphasis on children and families, at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Hasler conducted her Master’s research on parent-adolescent conflict and depression. Her doctoral research examined perfectionism and self-esteem in gifted, high-achieving, and average students. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center Department of Child Psychiatry. Her clinical experience includes work in residential, hospital, and outpatient settings. She has worked with a broad spectrum of mental health issues including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and learning disabilities, pediatric neuropsychology, preschool behavior problems, adolescent behavior disorders, in-patient substance abuse, and residential treatment of schizophrenic patients. She has been in private practice since 1998, opening CABH, Inc. in 2003. 

Dr. Hasler specializes in differential diagnosis of learning, behavioral, and emotional problems in children and adolescents. She not only conducts thorough psychological evaluations of children, but also provides therapy and intervention services for children, families, and adults. She has extensive experience consulting with area schools about the behavioral, emotional, and learning needs of children. Dr. Hasler is the CABH site coordinator for Cogmed. Her clinical interests include depression and mood disorders, anxiety, the socio-emotional needs of the intellectually gifted, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, adolescent development, and parenting.


Michael Bunis, Psy.D.

Dr. Bunis received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Loyola University in Maryland. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine at Kennedy Krieger’s Institute Child and Family Therapy Clinic. He completed his post-doctoral hours at CABH, Inc. under Dr. Hasler's supervision. Dr. Bunis provides therapy and comprehensive psychological assessments of children and adolescents with a broad spectrum of issues. His clinical interests include anxiety, depression, attentional problems, family issues, and working with autism spectrum disorders.


Kati Foizey, M.A., L.P.C.

Mrs. Foizey is a graduate of Webster University and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri.  She has been working with individuals and families in a variety of settings for the past eleven years.  Prior to working in private practice, she worked with children and young adults in the foster care system.  Mrs. Foizey has also spent several years providing counseling to children in a school setting.  She is a cognitive behavioral therapist and has specialized training in Trauma-Focused CBT, EMDR, and Adoption Competency. She works with clients aged early childhood through adulthood.  Mrs. Foizey is passionate about helping individuals recover from trauma and has extensive experience working with survivors of abuse and neglect.


Holly Lauter, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.


Mrs. Lauter obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from St. Louis University. She has a wide variety of experience working with youth in both institutional and private practice settings. She has a background in the assessment and treatment of substance abuse issues in adolescents. Previously, Mrs. Lauter worked for the Illinois Department of Corrections, was a DUI assessor for St. Clair County, Illinois, provided substance abuse education groups, conducted student groups for local schools, and was the manager of a girls’ home for at-risk youth. Mrs. Lauter’s clinical interests include anxiety, depression, attentional deficits, substance abuse, and divorce issues. She provides therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She is available to conduct groups for children and adolescents focusing on substance abuse, divorce issues, and social skills.


Lauren Ruth, M.A., P.L.P.C.


Lauren Ruth received her Master's Degree in Professional Counseling from Webster University. Ms. Ruth has worked with children and adolescents in a residential and day treatment program. She has facilitated groups for adolescents in the school setting to help develop social skills. Ms. Ruth is currently under the direct supervision of Dr. Catherine Hasler as she completes her requirements for full licensure. She is currently providing counseling to children with anxiety and ADHD, with hopes to broaden her clientele. She is also facilitating the Social Skills group at CABH, Inc. for children of all ages.

Lindsay Walter, M.A., L.P.C.

Mrs. Walter  obtained her Master's in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary. She has a variety of experiences working with children, teens, and families. Ms. Walter has worked as a residential counselor/houseparent with at risk teens as well as walking through a cancer diagnosis or grief and loss with children, adolescents, and families. Ms. Walter also worked as a campus minister at Saint Louis University, providing Pastoral care and counseling to college age students. Additionally, she has facilitated support groups for children ages 4-15 who are dealing with the cancer diagnosis of a family member. Ms. Walter has been with CABH since 2011 and her clinical interests include anxiety, mood disorders, adoptive/foster families, and companioning children and families through a difficult diagnosis, grief, or loss. Additionally, she enjoys coaching parents to better understand their children's needs and to improve the family system.  She provides therapy to children, adolescents, and adults and she is a certified Cogmed coach. Faith-based counseling is available upon request.

 

Richard Hasler, M.A. Gifted Education

Mr. Hasler has Missouri lifetime certification in Elementary Education, Middle School English Language Arts, Middle School Social Studies, and K-12 Gifted Education. He has been a been a classroom teacher and gifted specialist in the Saint Louis area for over 19 years. He has provided individual tutoring for gifted students, multiply-exceptional students, and students with various learning issues. Mr. Hasler has also provided professional development in the areas of curriculum differentiation and design for a number of local school districts and systems. He has presented at several national, regional and local professional conferences on various aspects of gifted education, curriculum design, system design, and staff development.

 

For Your Information

      • Assessment and therapy services are available for children, adolescents, and adults.

      • A wide variety of issues can be evaluated and treated, including inattention, hyperactivity, learning, giftedness, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and interpersonal difficulties.

      • Length of waiting time for appointments, evaluations, and reports tends to be brief.

      • A licensed clinical psychologist conducts or supervises all assessment services.


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