Kara Lyles, MS

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Kara Lyles is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern who has been working with children, adolescents, families, and teachers for nearly a decade. She specializes in not only early intervention for developmental disabilities, but also in behavioral intervention for children and adolescents. She has over eight years of extensive training in Applied Behavioral Analysis as well as other therapeutic strategies used in treating Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental and behavioral diagnoses. She works closely with both parents and teachers in order to develop strategies that will make every child and adolescent successful in both home and school environments.

In addition to working with children, Kara also uses evidence based practices to work with adolescents and young adults to treat Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and other related disorders.

She holds a Bachelors of Psychology and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling both from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

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Meet Our Team

The Children’s Center is founded by Dr. Andrew Rosen and Dr. David A. Gross who have been practicing in South Florida since 1984. They are the Directors of The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders.

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Andrew Rosen PH.D., ABPP, FAACP

Founder and Clinical Director

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David Gross MD, DLFAPA

Founder and Medical Director


Ryan Seidman, Psy.D

Clinical Director
Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Dr. Elizabeth Falchook

Elizabeth Falchook MD

Medical Director
Board-Certified Psychiatrist

Joseph Brand, PH.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Alodia Diaz de Villegas, MD

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Jamie Levine, Psy.D

Clinical Psychologist

Melissa R. Koniver, PsyD, NCSP

Licensed Psychologist

Mary-Kate Barnes, PH.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Brittany Schulman, Psy.D

Clinical Psychologist

Ali Cunningham, Ph.D.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor

Meg Seidman, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Esther Klein

Emily Caproni, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

Alexandra Licata, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

Esther Klein

Esther Klein, PH.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

Dana Ball MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist


Meredith Serota, B.A.; M.S. (ESE); RBT; ITDS

Behavioral Therapist

Elise Yonon, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

David Krasky, Psy.S.

School Psychologist

Eden Kornblath, B.A.

Behaviorist and Education Specialist

Terri Samuels, MS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Darbi Miller, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Kara Lyles, MS

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Michael Klionsky

Private Tutor

Ashley Smith, MA

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Ashlee Kasten, MSW

Registered Social Work Intern

Full Service Center with a Multi-Disciplinary Team in One Centralized Location

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The Children’s Center will focus on
the following core areas:

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