Dr. Wanda Eppes

Licensed Psychologist and School Psychologist
FL PY4960 & FL SS 178

Dr. Wanda Eppes received her Doctorate in Psychology, with School and Community Specializations, from Florida Institute of Technology in 1987 after having been a secondary education teacher for years. She established her independent private practice in 1993 after working in the public school system, and later in a pediatric medical office as a School Psychologist. Dr. Eppes is a former board member of a residential facility for the developmentally delayed, a Head Start consultant, and has worked as an evaluator in nursing homes. She is licensed as both a Psychologist and a School Psychologist in Florida.

Dr. Eppes has experience as a classroom teacher, public School Psychologist, public speaker and a Psychologist in private practice. She is an experienced diagnostician of adult and childhood emotional, educational, and behavioral problems with specialties in Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, Developmental Delay, AD/HD, Specific Learning Disabilities (dyslexia), Gifted, Behavioral Disorders, and Mood Disorders such as Depression and Anxiety. Her comprehensive diagnostic reports are focused on intervention strategies for school, home and community.

Dr. Eppes is also experienced in play therapy and individual therapy, but is not currently taking new counseling clients. She also has experience in equine assisted therapy through her association with Equine Partners in Florissant, Colorado. Dr. Eppes also has expertise in cognitive therapy for depression and anxiety along with stress management, relaxation training and organizational skills. Parent training and all therapy is done from a Christian worldview. New clients for parent training are considered on a case-by-case basis following comprehensive evaluation.

Amanda Hill, Ed.S., NCSP


Amanda Hill has been a school psychologist since 2015 with experience between public schools and private practice, serving a diverse range of students from pre-kindergarten to college. She is experienced in evaluating and supporting students across a spectrum of developmental profiles, including Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning difficulties (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia), Autism Spectrum, giftedness, and executive functioning challenges.

Driven by a passion for creating a supportive learning environment, Amanda collaborates closely with families and educators to address the comprehensive needs of each child. Notably, she and a colleague have designed a program to coach parents and students in strategies to enhance executive functioning skills, fostering greater autonomy and academic success.

Amanda earned her graduate training in School Psychology from the University of Central Florida and is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Licensed School Psychologist in the state of Florida. She is passionate about helping families understand their child’s unique learning needs and connecting them to resources and strategies that will cultivate growth and progress.

Amanda warmly invites families to join her in this collaborative journey, working together to shape successful experiences in education and beyond.

Noel Natacha


Natacha Noel is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and Certified School Psychologist for the Department of Education within the Orange County School District. Noel is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP).

Noel received her advanced level degrees at the University of Central Florida. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1998, then went on to pursue her Master of Arts in Counselor of Education which she successfully completed in 2001. She decided to return to school to pursue a field in School Psychology and add Educational Specialist in 2007 to her academic accomplishments.

Noel specializes in psychoeducational evaluations to identify levels of ability in a variety of areas which may be impacting a child’s learning. She is an active participant in consultation and collaboration within weekly meetings; providing professional input to identify tiered academic, behavioral, social, and emotional interventions. She leads data-based decision making and accountability discussions when determining the appropriate interventions to be implemented. Noel facilitates family-school collaboration services to provide professional recommendations and findings that will positively impact the student’s educational experience.

She also provides added support to children and families whose home language is Haitian Creole.

Her experience has afforded her the opportunity to lead individual and group counseling sessions, providing students with the professional guidance to develop a positive and healthy level of self-esteem, as well as facilitating mediation sessions increasing the positive school environment experiences. Noel has collaborated with Education Placement Team (EPT) and Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) meetings, providing data-driven professional recommendations for implementation of tiered-level of interventions.

Sara Sanders


Sara Sanders is a licensed and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She completed her graduate training at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY and earned her Masters of Science in Education and Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology (Specialist Degree) in 2014. Upon graduating, Sara
moved to Florida and begin her career within Florida Public Schools serving students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Sara took advantages of training opportunities and became a Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and Youth Mental Health First Aid trainer. She has a passion for public speaking and enjoys providing trainings to colleagues and other professionals. She became a licensed School Psychologist in 2017.

Sara has an interest in the area of executive functioning, and alongside her colleague, designed a curriculum to assist middle and high school age students with executive function skills. She began coaching clients in 2018.

Sara joined Dr. Eppes’ team in 2019 providing Executive Function coaching to clients. In 2021, she began conducting evaluations. Sara believes in evaluating the whole child and is well versed in cognitive, academic, and social-emotional assessments. In identifying strengths and weaknesses, Sara works with
her clients in order to remediate areas of weakness, while playing into a child’s strengths.

Susan Valero


Susan Valero received her Professional Diploma in School Psychology from St. John’s University in 1976. She subsequently served as a school psychologist in school systems in Wyoming, Colorado and Florida, working at all levels including preschool, elementary, middle and high school, specialized day treatment facility and post-secondary settings for over 46 years. Susan also taught elementary school and maintains her teaching license.  She has been licensed and practicing privately in Florida since 2015.

Susan Valero is an experienced diagnostician and innovative interventionist in working with emotional, educational and behavioral problems. Over the years, she has worked with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delay, AD/HD, Specific Learning Disabilities including dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia, Gifted, Behavioral and Mood disorders such as Depression and Anxiety.  Her reports are comprehensive and contain specific, implementable intervention strategies for the classroom and the home environments. She is noted for sharing diagnostic results in parent and teacher friendly ways.

Susan Valero is also experienced in individual and group counseling. She has expertise in cognitive therapy (CBT) for depression, anxiety and stress management. She also has expertise in therapies and strategies targeted for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.