Dr. Alison Reuter
Dr. Alison Reuter is an Arizona licensed psychologist specializing in neuropsychology. She is a board certified pediatric neuropsychologist (Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology), and has significant experience in adult and geriatric neuropsychological assessment.
Dr. Reuter completed her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University. She completed a one year internship and a two year post-doctoral residency in neuropsychology at Beljan Psychological Services. She earned a Master's degree in Asian Religion from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Ethics at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois.
In addition to extensive training in neuropsychology, Dr. Reuter has received training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Ericksonian hypnotherapy. She also has broad experience in substance abuse treatment and the therapeutic treatment of individuals with chronic and terminal medical diagnoses. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Arizona Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Arizona Neuropsychological Society, and the Brain Injury Association of Arizona. She is a supervisor and guest lecturer for the Arizona Psychology Training Consortium and was previously a faculty associate with Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions.
In her outpatient practice, Dr. Reuter works with children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Her pediatric specialties include identification of and support for children with gifted intellect, ADHD, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and behavior challenges/disorders. She also provides parent and teacher consultations to help facilitate behavior change within the home and school environments, and carries a caseload of pediatric counseling patients.
Her adult and geriatric specialties include the evaluation of cognitive sequelae of brain injury and other neurological conditions and disorders. Comprehensive testing is personalized to each patient depending on the nature and severity of their cognitive complaints, and coordination with physicians is an integral part of the evaluation and diagnostic process.
In addition to providing private outpatient assessment and consultation, Dr. Reuter also works within an acute inpatient medical setting at Encompass Health Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Reuter works primarily with adults and geriatric patients in this setting, specializing in evaluation of and support for individuals with acquired brain injuries. Dr. Reuter also provides at-home services for children and adolescents with brain injury, as a part of an interdisciplinary team through Rehab Without Walls’ Home and Community Program.
dr. Scott reuter
Dr. Scott Reuter holds the Doctor of Behavior Health and is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Arizona. Dr. Reuter is the second Dr. Reuter for the Drs. Reuter Center and easily becomes Dr. Scott to avoid being confused with his wife, the first Dr. Reuter. He also enjoys approaching life with an appropriate sense of humor.
Dr. Scott has been a behavioral health provider for over 20 years, receiving his education at the University of San Diego and Arizona State University. This Dr. Reuter works with individual adults, adolescents, and families, and specializes in couples & relationship therapy, integrated care counseling and coordination, and clinical training. His years in the field include psychotherapy and counseling in general mental health & adjustment, depression, anxiety, gender differences and concerns, serious mental illness, homelessness, differential diagnosis, co-occurring conditions, organizational psychology, substance use, legally mandated persons, and acculturation concerns. Dr. Reuter has extensive experience in behavioral health care program development and management, clinical supervision, and clinical directorship through community behavioral health organizations. He maintains an approved clinical supervisor credential and has trained hundreds of counselors and staff through direct supervision and didactic instruction.
Dr. Scott is clinically trained in Imago Relationship Therapy as part of his specialization in couples and relationship counseling. He is also specialized in Integrated Care, which is an evidence-based, multidisciplinary team approach that promotes individual wellness at a holistic psychological and physical level. Interventions are designed to enhance positive health outcomes through assessment, reducing risk factors through behavioral and attitudinal change, and enhance protective factors through prevention, maintenance behaviors, emotional adjustment, stress & disease management, health promotion, and cost reduction. Dr. Reuter works with patients in private settings, in direct care roles, and provides consultation with professionals regarding organizational readiness and coordination of care in integrative health care practice.
Dr. Reuter is an adjunct faculty member with Maricopa Community Colleges and teaches at Paradise Valley Community College in the Behavioral Sciences Division; classes include psychology, gender, culture, and abnormal psychology courses with wonderful college and early college students.
Dr. Scott’s educational and occupational experiences have always involved the natural and social sciences with an integrative focus. He has worked in field and lab settings with marine technology, biology, natural history-geology, anthropology, and earned an associate’s degree in oceanographic technology from Fullerton College. He earned his bachelor’s degree from California State University at Fullerton, majoring in anthropology and minoring in psychology. Dr. Scott’s early foundation in the natural sciences continues to inform and guide his approach to behavioral health, contributes to his literacy in integrated care, and he remains a passionate scientist-practitioner of counseling and therapy. Given his experiences with the natural world, Dr. Scott remains physically active with outdoor-nature pursuits and views the Earth’s wild, natural places as a primary spiritual support while living with our modern pace.