About Us

Collaborative Assessment & Care Team


Mary McCarthy, Ph.D

Mary McCarthy, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice serving children, adolescents, and their families. Dr. McCarthy became certified in Early Childhood Intervention and Assessment in 1991 and has worked often with Interdisciplinary teams providing services to people with disabilities and their families. Previously, Dr. McCarthy served as Director of Interdisciplinary Training for the Center for Disability Studies (formerly the Texas UAP) at the University of Texas at Austin. She taught courses and supervised students across University departments in a variety of disability related areas including Child Assessments and Early Childhood Intervention. Dr. McCarthy conducted nationally funded research projects and lectured frequently on a number of disability related issues. Currently, Dr. McCarthy serves as a founding member of the Therapeutic Assessment Institute and is certified in Therapeutic Assessment with children and families. She serves children with disabilities including severe and chronic conditions and their families integrating assessment and intervention strategies across settings including therapy teams and the schools.


Carolyn King, M.S, OTR Occupational Therapist

Carolyn King received both her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She has experience working with children with developmental delays, dysgraphia, autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing dysfunctions, attention deficit disorders, motor coordination disorders, neurological injuries/impairments, attachment disorders, and a variety of other diagnoses. She has experience completing school visits to observe a child in their natural setting and then providing recommendations and accommodations to help modify the classroom. Additionally, she specializes in sensory integration and has been trained and certified in Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual protocol.