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St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center Psychology Faculty

CHERYL D. CANON, M.A., is a licensed Psychologist who works with the Cognitive-Behavioral Program.  She completed her B.A. and her M.A. in clinical psychology at Eastern Illinois University in 1979 and 1981 respectively. Presently, she works as a staff psychologist at SLPRC.  Professional interests include; treatment of sexual offenders, risk management, treatment and symptom management for major mental illness, sexual abuse detection and treatment, domestic violence, and stress management. She has experience in a variety of settings (Director of Psychological Services in a private I.D. facility). Other experience includes an emphasis on treatment and detection of sexual abuse, domestic violence, and marital therapy.  She also presented stress management workshops in industrial and corporate settings.

LISA ELLIS, Ph.D., is a licensed Psychologist, the Director of Psychology, and the facility Director of Clinical Services. She completed her B.A. from Clemson University in 1988 and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1996. She completed her internship with the Consortium and a postdoctoral fellowship in Forensic Rehabilitation at SLPRC. Her professional interests include the treatment of delusions, personality disorders, women’s issues, supervision, and risk assessment.

MARK A. FELCHLIA, Ph.D., is a licensed Psychologist who works with Deaf Services and the Cognitive-Behavioral Program, and is the Internship Training Coordinator for St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center. He completed his M.A. from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 1981 and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from St. Louis University in 1992. Clinical interests include individual therapy in long-term treatment settings, the impact of involuntary treatment on the change process, and the psychologist’s role while working with a multidisciplinary team.

CRISTA M. MONTGOMERY, Psy.D., is a licensed Psychologist and is the program supervisor for the New Outlook Program. She completed her B.S. in psychology and sociology from University of Dayton in 2003. She completed her master's and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Indiana State University in 2005 and 2009. Her clinical interests include program development, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, responsibility therapy for offenders, self-care and burnout, assessment, and supervision.

LILY RAYMOND, Ph.D., is a licensed Psychologist and works with the Transitional Rehabilitation Program. She completed her B.A. from Notre Dame in 1984 and her Ph.D. from the State University of New York-Albany in 1991. She completed her internship here during the first year of the consortium model and was the first Post Doctoral Fellow in Forensic Psychology at St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center. Her clinical interests and activities include risk assessment for violence, participating on the Forensic Review Committee, providing therapy focused on prevention of future violence, and providing group and individual therapy for forensic clients with varying needs, diagnoses, levels of functioning, and criminal histories.

LISA PARKER SCOTT, Ph. D., is a licensed Psychologist and Team Leader on Ward E in the Cognitive-Behavioral Program.  She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1997.  As Team Leader, she coordinates treatment planning and oversees implementation of all programming and treatment activities on Ward E.  She also provides individual and group therapy to clients within the Cognitive-Behavioral Program.  She primarily utilizes a cognitive-behavioral approach in treatment with specialized training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and EMDR.  Her clinical interests include psychological trauma, personality disorders, risk assessment, spiritual issues in treatment, clinical supervision, and mindfulness approaches in treatment.