Laura
Minze, PhD
Clinical Psychologist & Assessment Specialist

Dr. Minze is an Assessment Specialist with extensive experience in diagnosing and providing treatment and accommodation recommendations for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Learning Disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She works collaboratively with psychologists at Dallas CBT to help answer diagnostic questions and determine appropriate treatment plans. In addition to assessment, Dr. Minze provides cognitive behavioral therapy specializing in anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, and trauma. Dr. Minze earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Southern Methodist University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in educational psychology from Baylor University and worked as a therapist and director of children’s outreach at the Family Place in Dallas prior to beginning her doctoral studies. During her doctoral clinical training, Dr. Minze focused on psychological assessment, treatment of child anxiety, depression, behavioral problems in children, posttraumatic stress in adults, and working with children exposed to domestic violence and child abuse. Her research interests focused on factors influencing child adjustment after exposure to domestic violence. Clinical practicum and internship experiences include Children’s Medical Center, Parkland Hospital Consult-Liaison, SMU’s Family Research Center, and Primary Children’s Hospital Center for Counseling in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to working with Dallas CBT, Dr. Minze worked in SMU’s Psychology Clinic, providing assessments and training and supervising graduate students in their clinical work. Dr. Minze is an adjunct faculty at SMU, teaching Developmental Psychology and the Psychology of Aging.​