At Unique Mindcare we provide services and counseling that can help individuals effectively use their own resources to promote self-understanding and stable health.
Nancy White, Ph.D, LPC, LMFT, AAC, BCN Fellow, QEEG-D
Dr. Nancy White is a pioneer and a recognized leader in the field of Applied Neuroscience. She is Board certified in Neurofeedback, a Diplomate in Quantitative EEG Technology, a member of the Quantitative EEG Certification Board and a Consulting Editor of the Journal of Neurotherapy. She is Past President of the International Society for Research and Neurofeedback and has served on that Association’s Board in a number of other capacities. Dr. White has seen her research published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including The Journal of Mind Technology, The Journal of Neurotherapy and the Journal of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (in press). Dr. White also is contributing author to two college level textbooks. She is a frequent speaker at professional conferences internationally, and has conducted workshops and trainings for other healthcare professionals both in the U.S. and abroad.
Dr. White holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Behavioral Science and a Bachelors in Fine Arts, Magna cum Laude. She is licensed in the State of Texas as a Psychologist, as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and as an Advanced Addictions Counselor (AAC). She is an Art Therapist and a Certified Sex Therapist, honored as a Clinical Fellow in the Academy of Clinical Sexologists.
Dr. Wes Center, PhD, LPC-S
Dr. Wes Center, the President and Clinical Director of Focus for Living, is licensed by the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Supervisor. Dr. Center holds a Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Counseling, a Master of Arts in Christian Education, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology & Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He completed his doctoral minor in clinical psychology from Walden University. He is also a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Board Certified in Neurofeedback.
Dr. Center is a native Texan, completing his undergraduate education at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps for over 20 years as an active duty commissioned officer, retiring in the rank of major. Among his many command and staff assignments overseas and in the US, he is a combat veteran of the Gulf War 1990-1991.
Dr. Center has extensive experience in hospital-based psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facilities. He is also involved in supervising and mentoring beginning counselors and neurotherapists. Dr. Center also has post-doctoral training and clinical experience in Quantitative Electroencephalogram-guided neurofeedback (qEEG-guided NFB).
Dr. Center remains actively engaged in teaching, research, and clinical supervision of counselor interns and mentoring of neurotherapists. He has taught graduate and undergraduate psychology and counseling courses as an adjunct professor at Hill College, Liberty University, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also actively involved in promoting brain-based education among local schools through seminars and workshops for faculty, staff, and administrators. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, Christian Coaching Alliance, and Society for Christian Psychology.
Dorothy Merritt, MD
Doctor Dorothy Merritt has been practicing Internal Medicine in the Houston/Galveston area for over 24 years. She performed her specialty training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Merritt is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has previously been certified in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. She has trained extensively in heavy metal toxicity at the American College for Advancement in Medicine and completed comprehensive training in Environmental Medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine with Walter Crinnion, ND. She is the Medical Director of Unique Mindcare with Dr. Nancy White in Houston. In March of 2011 Dr. Merritt added Unique Mindcare’s protocols to her own clinic, Southwest Wellness Solutions in the Clearlake area. She is currently pursuing certifications in QEEG and Neurotherapy. She is also working on nutritional genetic testing to treat chronic medical problems naturally. Additional services in Nutritional Therapy, Chelation and Genetic testing are offered at all of Dr. Merritt’s clinics including Unique Mindcare.
Dr. Merritt and the staff at Unique Mindcare have spent the last 2 years developing protocols that utilize testing and scanning of the whole body and brain. Her belief is that we have developed a true understanding of how to approach “mind body wellness”. Her traditional allopathic medical background and training in Naturopathic Medicine has completed the approach to the brain and body health model at Unique Mindcare.ted to personal growth and development.
Leonard Richards, Th.D
Doctor Leonard Richards is an established member of the Unique Mindcare team. He has over thirty years’ experience in business, and over ten years’ experience in counseling. He has dedicated a large part of his counseling efforts in the areas of substance abuse and the transitional issues of life without anxiety disorders. Doctor Richards earned his Doctorate in Theology. He trained with Doctor Eugene Peniston and Doctor Nancy White in the application of alpha-theta neurofeedback therapy for addictions, trauma and mood disorders. Doctor Richards has written extensively on subjects related to personal growth and development.