Dr. Smith, a native of the Midwest, was born in Dayton, Ohio, reared in Indianapolis, Indiana, and resided in Brown Deer, Wisconsin until 1978. Dr. Smith received her B.A. degree in Sociology and Psychology from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; her first Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Indiana University, Indianapolis; her second Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from The Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California; her first Ph.D. in Sociology and Urban Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and a second Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California, September, 2006. Dr. Smith has over 35 years experience as a working professional in a variety of positions. She worked as a sociologist with the Indianapolis Redevelopment Commission. She served in higher education at Marquette University as Assistant Dean of Students, Assistant Professor in Sociology, and the Director of The Women’s Resource Center ; at Milwaukee Area Technical College as Sociology and Psychology Instructor; at Concordia University Wisconsin as Associate Professor in Psychology, Director of the Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology and School Counseling. In the clinical field, she interned and trained in medical psychology, as a part of the Aurora Health Services, St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee, WI . Dr. Smith was President and CEO of C.Y. Smith & Associates, Inc., a 20-year old Wisconsin corporation specializing in applied psychology and sociology and training in the expansion of entrepreneurial ventures. The corporate structure encompassed several different projects including The Samuel Center for Psychological Services, an out-patient, mental-health clinic, that served the greater Milwaukee metropolitan area, The Smith Shopping Mall, and The Lucas Home Health Services. Dr. Smith and her family relocated to North Carolina in 2007 and consequently dissolved the two Wisconsin-based corporations. In January, 2009, she founded Smith Psychological Services, P.C., a clinic that specializes in testing, in providing medical diagnoses and treatment of individuals on the Autism Spectrum, rendering therapeutic intervention for children, adolescents, adults and senior citizens, and training master's and doctoral interns. Offices are located in Seven Lakes, N.C. and Fayetteville, N.C. As an expansion and a vehicle for providing a wider range of services to the public, Dr. Smith has founded Wake Integrative Behavioral Medicine, P.C. in June 2012. Located Pinehurst, N.C., WIBM provides altenative options for maximizing health and wellness. WIBM also proudly announces it's dedication to Veteran's and their families. Dr. Smith carries credentials as a Licensed Psychologist and is married with two adult children. Her hobbies include tennis, traveling and reading .
Member North Carolina Psychological Association
Member American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Membership Pending: North Carolina Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Member: National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology
Insured Via APA Trust Managment
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
License # 3503 NC