Dr. Margaret “Maggie” Wright, Psy.D. Founder, The Wright Psychology and Learning Center
Dr. Maggie Wright is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Louisville, KY, who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Wright founded The Wright Psychology and Learning Center in 2006 with a passion for helping children and teens reach their full potential.
Denise Myers, M.Ed is a Licensed Psychological Associate in Kentucky and received her master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Louisville in 2001. She has over 13 years of experience in working with children, adolescents and families across various settings (community mental health centers, residential treatment centers, Archdiocese of Louisville and the Department of Juvenile Justice). Her areas of interest include ADHD, depression, anxiety, attachment, grief/loss, and learning disabilities. Denise is also a member of the American Psychological Association and Kentucky Psychological Association. She joined The Wright Psychology and Learning Center in 2011. Denise provides individual, family and group therapy services, as well as psychological assessment of cognitive, emotional, social, adaptive, learning, and achievement abilities. In addition to providing clinical services, Denise provides individual reading tutoring for students with Dyslexia and is a Certified Barton Tutor. She is also our Practice Manager.
Erica Spohn, M.A.T., Supervisor of Tutor Training
Erica graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame. She then went on to teach elementary school in Louisiana while earning her Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the University of Portland, in partnership with the University of Notre Dame. She later developed programs in art and literacy at a neighborhood education center for at-risk children. Since becoming a mother of four children, Erica has continued to be active in community education and curriculum projects related to early childhood and primary levels in California and Kentucky. Erica joined The Wright Psychology and Learning Center in 2010, and in addition to serving as Supervisor of Tutor Training, she provides individual reading tutoring for students with Dyslexia and is a Certified Barton Tutor.
Brittany Cook, M.S.S.W., CSW
Brittany received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Sociology from the University of Louisville in 2007. She continued her education at the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work where she received her Masters of Science in Social Work in 2010. She is a Certified Social Worker. Prior to beginning her work at The Wright Psychology and Learning Center, Brittany worked as a Case Manager for Seven Counties Services, Inc. She has been with The Wright Psychology and Learning Center since 2011 and is a Certified Barton Tutor.
Patricia W. Smith, M.A., CCC-SLP
Patricia is a Speech-Language Pathologist with over 25 years of experience providing services in the Oldham County Public Schools. She has received extensive training from world-renowned Dyslexia expert, Susan Barton, in the areas of both tutoring students with Dylexia as well as Dyslexia Screening. Patricia is a Certified Barton Tutor and has enjoyed tutoring students with the Barton Reading & Spelling System for the past six years. Patricia received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kentucky in 1973, and her Master of Arts in Speech Pathology from Western Kentucky University in 1978. She is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association and the Kentucky Speech and Hearing Association. She is licensed to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Kentucky. Patricia is also a published author, having published both a book titled “That’s Life: Life Skills” and board game titled “That’s Life: A Game of Life Skills” which teach critical independent living and language skills.
Carmen Cantrell, M.S., CCC-SLP
We are pleased to welcome Carmen as a dyslexia tutor at The Wright Psychology and Learning Center following a distinguished career as a Speech-Language Pathologist and Special Education Administrator for Oldham County Public Schools. In addition to her license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Carmen also holds her Kentucky Teaching Certificate. Carmen provides individual dyslexia tutoring at our practice. Carmen received a B.S. in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, and an M.S. in Communications Disorders from the University of Louisville.
Carrie Talbott, M.A.
Carrie recently joined The Wright Psychology and Learning Center as a dyslexia tutor following a career within the field of social work and case management. Prior to joining our practice, Carrie worked as a Family Case Manager for the Indiana Department of Child Services and as a Program Services Assistant for Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana. She holds a B.A. in both English and Psychology from the University of Louisville, and an M.A. in English, also from the University of Louisville.
Rhonda Schmuckie, B.A.
The Wright Psychology and Learning Center welcomed Rhonda to our team as a dyslexia tutor in 2014. Rhonda received her B.A.in Psychology from the University of Louisville, and has worked previously as a Preschool teacher. In addition to providing dyslexia tutoring at our practice, Rhonda works as a nursing assistant at Norton Healthcare.
Jill Gallman, B.A.