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About Our Providers

Valerie Kemper, Psy.D.

Valerie Kemper, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Neuropsychologist is the founder and Clinical Director of Kemper & Associates Neuropsychological Services.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management with flight training to obtain a pilot’s license, a Master of Arts degree in Community Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology, a Doctorate Degree in Psychology with a specialization in Marital and Family Therapy, and an additional two year post-doctoral specialization in Clinical Neuropsychology. She has worked in the mental health field in various capacities since 1988.

Dr. Kemper is a licensed psychologist in the states of Arizona and New York. For the past several years, Dr. Kemper has concentrated her clinical work on evaluations. She conducts psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for an array of ages for diagnostic purposes and to make treatment recommendations to other providers. Such evaluations are performed to diagnose ADHD, learning disabilities, dementia, traumatic brain injury, neurocognitive disorders, mood disorders and other psychological disorders. She also performs evaluations to make recommendations about readiness for certain surgical procedures, return to work readiness, and disability determination. Dr. Kemper is the clinical supervisor at KANS and meets weekly with the residents she supervises and directly supervises all neuropsychological evaluations.

Breanne Fahs, Ph.D.

Breanne Fahs, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies/Gender Studies from Occidental College in 2001, her Master of Science in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2002, and her Doctoral Ph.D. degree in both Clinical Psychology and Women’s Studies from the University of Michigan in 2006. She has been a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Arizona since 2010 and works primarily with adults and adolescents. She specializes in issues of sexuality, LGBT clients, mood disorders, trauma, couple’s work, and addiction. Additionally, she is a full professor at Arizona State University where she teaches and researches in the area of women’s sexuality, embodiment, and political activism. Her research experience is extensive, as she has published six books and over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in psychology and women’s studies. In tandem with her academic work, she currently serves as a private practice clinical psychologist and the secondary research supervisor at Kemper and Associates Neuropsychological Services.  See her website at www.breannefahs.com.

Andrew Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Andrew Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master’s degree in School Counseling, and a Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology all through Northern Arizona University. He spent two years as a School Counselor serving the northern Arizona region where he worked with elementary students and teachers on a variety of classroom, personal, and interpersonal issues. He has a passion for teaching and has taught courses at the University level since 2010 from freshman psychology through graduate level counseling courses. Dr. Fitzgerald enjoys supervision and training, and has been a mentor and secondary supervisor to many graduate students and doctoral interns. He completed his residency with Dr. Kemper in the field of neuropsychological assessment, enjoying learning about the complex “puzzle” of analyzing and interpreting test data. He is the Intake Coordinator at KANS and secondary supervisor to residents.

Gregory Logid, Ph.D.

Gregory Logid, Ph.D., Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Resident, earned his PhD and MA in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Diego. He also earned a BA in Psychology from Concordia University Irvine. Dr. Logid completed his pre-doctoral internship in lifespan neuropsychology in Wake Forest University Medical Center’s Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology Section in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. While at WFUBMC he trained in pediatric and adult neuropsychological evaluations for a variety of neurological and neurodegenerative disorders including dementias, movement disorders, Epilepsy, tumor, and traumatic brain injury, as well as general pediatric and educational assessments. Dr. Logid’s additional Wake Forest Medical Center experience included pediatric psychological consultation for general medical inpatients and group and individual therapy in the inpatient Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit. Additional clinical background includes training in neuropsychological pre-transplant evaluations at UCSD Medical Center and child custody evaluations, forensic psychological services, as well as individual and group therapy at the Institute on Violence Abuse and Trauma. Dr. Logid is also a US Air Force veteran. He is continuing his training in neuropsychology with a two-year residency program at KANS.

Jackie Fulcher, L.M.S.W.

Jackie Fulcher, LMSW, Psy.D., Clinical Psychology Post-Doctoral Resident, earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, and her Master's in Social Work degree from Arizona State University, and her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program at Fielding Graduate University.  She is a Licensed Masters Level Social Worker in the State of Arizona, with experience in providing services to clients of all ages.  She has previously worked with adults and children with developmental disabilities, veterans in the Southwest Blind Rehabilitation Center, psychiatric inpatient adults with serious mental illness, and has recently worked at a substance abuse treatment facility for women with a history of trauma.  She is currently in a two year residency at KANS, with the focus of training being psychological and neuropsychological evaluations.

Sarah Yassin, Psy.D.

Sarah Yassin, Psy.D., Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Resident, earned her Psy.D. and MS in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Yassin completed her pre-doctoral internship in neuropsychology at Samaritan Health Services, an APA accredited program. While at Samaritan health Services, she trained in adult neuropsychological evaluations for a variety of neurological and neurodegenerative disorders, looking at how cognitive skills such as attention, memory and problem solving work and interact with mood, personality and behavior. Dr. Yassin’s internship experience also included providing behavioral health services at a primary care clinic and conducting bariatric evaluations at a metabolic and weight management center. Her training at KANS is focused on neuropsychological and psychological evaluations.

Tamara Fisher, Psy.D.

Tamara Fisher, Psy.D., Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Resident, earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Lander College for Women in New York City and her Masters and Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program at Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Phoenix, with a Neuropsychology concentration. Dr. Fisher completed her pre-doctoral internship from an APA-accredited program at Southwest Behavioral and Health Services. Dr. Fisher’s internship experience included providing behavioral health services in an outpatient clinic to children, adults, couples, and families. She is currently in a two-year residency at KANS, with the focus of training being psychological and neuropsychological evaluations.

Steven Moore, B.A.

Steven Moore, BA, Psychometrist, earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Eastern New Mexico University. He has received intense training at KANS in the administration of psychological and neuropsychological testing. He is currently working toward Board Certification in Psychometry which requires 3000 hours of testing, scoring, and associated administrative experience under the supervision of Dr. Kemper. He anticipates earning board certification in January of 2019. He has worked with examinees as young as 4 years old up to 90 years old. In his off hours, Mr. Moore coaches youth sports and is a prolific reader.

Zachary Krings, B.S.

Zachary Krings, B.S., Psychometrist, graduated magna cum laude from Northern Arizona University in 2010 with dual bachelor’s degrees in psychology and journalism. He began his graduate studies at Northern Arizona University in 2010 in Educational Psychology with a School Psychology emphasis. He is currently a doctoral candidate, and anticipates receiving his Ph.D. in School Psychology in December 2018. He has had training in the school systems throughout Northern Arizona, and has worked extensively on the Hopi and Navajo reservations. During his training, Mr. Krings has provided school-based services, interventions, and evaluations for early intervention services, college-based services, and all grades in between. He has also worked with a diverse range of individuals, such as the medically fragile, individuals with various school-based diagnoses at various levels of functioning, and individuals with varied medical and mental health diagnoses. His primary interest has been in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and he was trained in evaluating such during his doctoral internship. He is the primary assistant to Dr. Kemper in conducting Autism Spectrum Disorder evaluations.

Latoya Vazquez, B.S.

Latoya Vazquez, B.S., Office Manager at KANS, earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Northern Arizona University in 2011. She oversees the day to day operations of scheduling, verifying benefits, and coordinating referrals from other providers in the community.

Maryann Clark

Maryann Clark, Receptionist. She is the primary receptionist at KANS, scheduling appointments, greeting new patients, and verifying benefits.

 

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