Here to serve you! 

We want to introduce you to the staff so that you can become familiar with our expertise. Our hope is that you confidently refer your patients and clients to a trusted local source or you feel secure enough to make the call for yourself.


We are Your Psychological Service Experts for all ages!

OUR TEAM

Philip R. Taft, Psy.D

 

Dr. Taft earned a bachelors, masters and doctorate in psychology from Baylor University. He completed his Clinical Internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1999 where he studied adult forensic assessment and clinical counseling extensively. He has been a licensed psychologist since 2000...

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Randy Smith, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Smith joined our group part-time in 2010. Since 1994 Dr. Smith has practiced as a licensed psychologist in Texas, working with children and families in Dallas. After seven years as a community mental health provider, he began working for the Texas Youth Commission as a Director of Clinical Services, starting in 2000...

Lara Proctor, M.S., LPC

 

Lara Proctor is a Licensed Professional Counselor who completed her undergraduate study at Texas A&M University in 1996 and earned a Masters Degree in Counseling from Texas A&M – Commerce in 2012....

Charlotte M. Kimmel, Ph.D.

 

Charlotte M. Kimmel, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist who was the Director of Psychology Services at Mexia State Supported Living Center in Mexia, Texas for eleven years.  She is currently a member of the Board of ....

Andrew W. Griffin, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Griffin currently provides forensic and other types of psychological evaluation services to individuals and courts in Texas, with a specialty in services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.....

Brandi Read, M.S.

 

Brandi Read is our Public Safety Psychological Evaluations, Assessment, and Communication Director here at Taft and Associates...

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Ana Matei , MA, LPC LSOTP

 

Ana is an LPC and an ASOTP. She currently sees clients in our Waco....

Mary Madison Eagle, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Eagle is a licensed psychologist in Arkansas, New York, and Texas. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University...

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Heather L Holder, Psy.D., ABPP

 

Dr. Heather L Holder, Psy.D., ABPP received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Baylor University in 2007 and....

Alyssa Reyes

Alyssa Reyes is the office manager here at Taft and Associates. She was born and raised in Corsicana, Texas. She graduated in the top 10 of....

John Delatorre, Psy.D.

 

John Delatorre, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist in Arizona and Texas. He earned his doctorate.....

Charles Dunnahoe, FNP-BC

Charles is part of our extended practice and ....

Bobby Rachel

 

Bobby Rachel is part of our extended team and the owner of Polygraph Services and Investigations, LLC. He works closely.....

Dr. Charles Motsinger, M.D., DFAPA, LAc.

Dr. Motsinger, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, is a clinical psychiatrist with over....

Joycelyn Williams Thomas, Ph.D

Joycelyn Williams Thomas, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist in Texas.  She obtained....

Carin Palmer, LPC

Carin is a Licensed Professional Counselor ....

Kevin Jeffries, LCDC

 

Kevin Jeffries provides mental health services for inmates at the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office. Additionally he....

Lucie Black,  LPC

 

Lucie Collins Black is a Licensed Professional Counselor who completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University...

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