Dr. Neece, a Psychologist, earned her doctorate in counseling psychology from Texas A&M University in 1994. She interned at Georgia State University. She worked for several years at Utah State University’s Counseling Center, specializing in work with persons with anxiety disorders. After moving to Tennessee in 2002, she completed a post-doctoral internship at Cherokee Health Systems where she gained expertise in autism spectrum disorders and behavioral problems in children. She was employed as a psychologist there from 2004 until beginning private practice in 2008. At BMI, she also provides pediatric sleep and OCD services. She also consults at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Paulauskas is a board certified General Psychiatrist, and is also a Fellowship-Trained Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. She earned her MD in 1985. After practicing Internal Medicine in Lithuania for a several years, she moved to the US, and earned her MSW from Loyola University of Chicago. She then completed her General Psychiatry residency followed by a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, all at the University of Kentucky School of Medicine in Lexington. Her extensive training has helped to serve clients with multiple needs in this community. She has been practicing as a Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist since 2004. Though Dr. Paulauskas has worked with patients of all ages, at BMI she is focusing on child and adolescent psychiatry and medication management.