Board Of Directors

STEPHEN GARY MCCLURE, PHD, ABMP
President

Dr. McClure is licensed in California as a Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist. He has worked in Roseville, California since 1985 when he opened Sunrise Counseling Group (SCG). He is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Psychology (ABMP). He is certified by the APA National College of Psychology Certification in the Treatment of Alcohol and other Psychoactive Substance Abuse. Dr. McClure is an advocate for the advancement of clinical and medical psychology and its inclusion in primary behavioral healthcare. The primary focus of Dr. McClure’s practice is Clinical Psychology including treatment of mood disorders (unipolar/bipolar depressions), anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, panic disorder, PTSD) and substance abuse issues. In addition, Dr. McClure focuses on the characterological aspects of each client in an effort to understand each person as more than the sum of their presenting symptoms. Dr. McClure serves as Regional Clinical Director at two Aegis Treatment Centers in Northern California. These are medication assisted treatment (MAT) facilities that integrate medication and behavioral health interventions in the comprehensive treatment of opioid dependence. Dr. McClure is a member of the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers (NAPPP), the Academy of Medical Psychologists (AMP) and the California Association of Psychology Providers (CAPP). President Elect, 5 year term.

WARD M. LAWSON, PH.D., ABMP, ABPP
Executive Director

Dr. Lawson has been a full-time practitioner for over 25 years, completing post-doctoral fellowships in neuropsychology, forensic psychology and is board certified in Medical Psychology and Family Psychology. He is certified by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) College of Professional Psychology in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders. He is President of the Academy of Medical Psychology and is the Senior and Managing Editor of the Academy of Medical Psychology’s peer-reviewed journal, The Archives of Medical Psychology. He is a member of National Association of Practicing Professional Psychologists (NAPPP, www.nappp.org), is a board member of the Missouri NAPPP chapter (MoNAPPP), and a member of National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN). He served as a board member from 2009 to 2013 on the American Board of Couples and Family Psychology (ABPP). From 1996 to 1998, he served on the board of the Missouri Psychological Association as Treasurer and served on the Insurance and Managed Care Committee and the RxP Taskforce. He was a member of the doctoral faculty in neuropsychology at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield Missouri, has presented at state and national conferences, and is a published author. Dr. Lawson practices within an integrated care system and supervises psychologists and mid-level providers. He owns and operates facilities certified by the National Institute of Behavioral Health Quality, National Health Services Corp, the Missouri Department of Alcohol and Drug as an outpatient substance abuse program. Dr. Lawson has owned a Rural Health Clinic and is the founder and Director of a not-for-profit Tri-County Adult Day Care. President, 5 year term.

JEFFERY COLE PH.D., ABMP
Director

Jeffrey D. Cole, PhD, FPPR, FICPP, ABMP is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Board-Certified Medical Psychologist, doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at Fordham University, psychodiagnostic training at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, forensic training at Inwood Community Services in Manhattan NY. Served as Coordinator and Sub-Investigator on multiple clinical psychopharmacological trials at Montefiore Medical Center. He was primary Psychologist for a forensic and behavior-disorders unit with a State Hospital in Binghamton NY, Team Leader for a specialty Sex Offender Treatment Team. He trained in psychopharmacology receiving his Psychopharmacology and Advanced Psychopharmacology diplomates with Prescribing Psychologists’ Register (PPR), medical psychology preceptorship with Family Physician Dr. Gary Dean, and received his ABMP diploma 2011 and has served on the American Board of Medical Psychology since 2012, as the AMP Editor of The AMP, and he is on the Editorial Staff of The Archives of Medical Psychology, .has been an examining diplomat on the ABMP Oral Examination Committee. Dr. Cole is a Clinical Field Supervisor for Clinical Psychology doctoral students at Binghamton University. He is a private practitioner in New York. Three year term.

Susan Barngrover, PhD, ABMP
Secretary

Dr. McClure is licensed in California as a Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist. He has worked in Roseville, California since 1985 when he opened Sunrise Counseling Group (SCG). He is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Psychology (ABMP). He is certified by the APA National College of Psychology Certification in the Treatment of Alcohol and other Psychoactive Substance Abuse. Dr. McClure is an advocate for the advancement of clinical and medical psychology and its inclusion in primary behavioral healthcare. The primary focus of Dr. McClure’s practice is Clinical Psychology including treatment of mood disorders (unipolar/bipolar depressions), anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, panic disorder, PTSD) and substance abuse issues. In addition, Dr. McClure focuses on the characterological aspects of each client in an effort to understand each person as more than the sum of their presenting symptoms. Dr. McClure serves as Regional Clinical Director at two Aegis Treatment Centers in Northern California. These are medication assisted treatment (MAT) facilities that integrate medication and behavioral health interventions in the comprehensive treatment of opioid dependence. Dr. McClure is a member of the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers (NAPPP), the Academy of Medical Psychologists (AMP) and the California Association of Psychology Providers (CAPP). President Elect, 5 year term.

Susana Galle, PhD, ABMP
Science Editor

Dr. Galle’s practice spans three and a half decades. Having integrated Western science and Eastern healing arts within the psychotherapeutic matrix, she delivers a unique form of holistic care with a developmental perspective. She has a special interest in the mind-brain-gut connection relative to illness and mental health. She is a clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, and psychopharmacologist (NM RxP license), holding certifications in several psychology specialties (hypnosis, neurofeedback, forensic neuropsychology). Moreover, she is qualified to practice other health professions, namely, molecular nutrition, traditional naturopathy, classical homeopathy, and Yoga therapy. Dr. Galle has been on the clinical faculty at major medical schools (UCSF, Yale, Georgetown). She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at GWU (Clinical Neuroscience topics in Adolescent and YA Medicine). She is also on the adjunct faculty at Alliant I. U. post doc in Clinical Psychopharmacology (Intro to Molecular Nutrition). Dr. Galle has served as a consultant to international organizations (PAHO and WHO) in the area of adolescent health. She coauthored books and published articles in peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Galle appeared in local and international media. She is the AMP Archives Science Editor. Multilingual and multicultural, she works with clients from around the world. Dr. Galle is an alumna of UC Berkeley, Yale, and Alliant. She supports the vision of Medical Psychologists as key players in primary care and lifestyle medicine, empowered with prescriptive authority through proper training and experience. Elected to 2 year term.

James G. Underhill, PsyD, ABMP
Director