Education & Certification

Licensed In
Alabama

Graduated From
Vanderbilt University (1993)

National Register Member Since
2002

Lois Pope, PhD

BACKGROUND AND TRAINING:
Dr. Pope is the founder and Clinical Director of Alabama Psychological Services Center where she has her practice in clinical and consulting psychology. She is a member of the National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology. Dr. Pope earned a Doctorate Degree in both Clinical and Social Psychology from Vanderbilt University. She completed her Doctoral Internship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center. Her clinical training and experience focused particularly on the various disorders of childhood and adolescence. Her research was focused on understanding how personality and situational factors affect children, adolescents, and adults and contribute to the development of mental disorders.

SERVICES:
Dr. Pope has more than 20 years of experience as a psychologist working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of capacities. She specializes in psychological assessment of children, adolescents, and adults. She provides psychological testing to assist in the diagnosis and treatment learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, disruptive behavior problems, and mood and personality dysfunction. Through the evaluation process, Dr. Pope helps to diagnose and develop treatment plans for a wide range of psychological problems in a variety of settings. Typical referral sources include other therapists, physicians, hospitals, insurance companies, businesses, churches, local and state agencies, community social service agencies, and schools.

Learn more about me on my website: www.alapsych.com/

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • General Psychological Testing (e.g., intelligence, personality, vocational, aptitude, school placement, health)
  • Childhood and Adolescent Problems (e.g., ADHD, school/learning problems, social withdrawal, autism, recurrent abdominal pain, aggressive or oppositional behavior)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • School Psychology (e.g., individualized education planning, placement, conduct problems, advanced placement)
  • Forensic Psychology (e.g., mental competency, parent-child custody, legal evaluations, violence or risk assessment)

Ages Served

  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Infants (0-2 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Credentials/Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Alabama Psychological Association (APA)
  • Alabama Association of Licensed Psychologists (ALPA)
  • North Alabama Association of Licensed Psychologists
  • Society for Personality Assessment (SPA)
  • Association for Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)

Fee Information/Office Policy

  • Upon request
  • Health Care Plan Participation

  • Upon request
  • Contact Information

    Primary Contact

    4800 Whitesport Circle
    Suite 2
    Huntsville, AL 35801
    P: 256-533-9393 (Office)
    F: 256-533-9690