Sheneen Garland Daniels, Ph.D.
Dr. Sheneen Daniels is the Director of the Clinical Division for CReATE, managing all clinical, administrative, programmatic, supervision, and training for a team of doctoral-level psychologists, graduate students, and other clinicians. She is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders and conditions, having conducted and supervised thousands of comprehensive psychological, psychoeducational, and neuropsychological evaluations. Dr. Daniels received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Western Carolina University and her Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. She completed her APA-approved doctoral internship through LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Following, Dr. Daniels received post-doctoral training in neuropsychology through Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. She also participated in a two-year post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology through Clinical Neuroscience Services of WNC. This specialized training included coursework in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, didactics in foundations of clinical neuropsychology, and supervision by a clinical neuropsychologist. Dr. Daniels currently holds a position as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with primary duties as Staff Psychologist in the UNC TEACCH Autism Program (Asheville Center) and is the former interim director. Specializing in data-driven evaluation and treatment, Dr. Daniels’ clinical focus includes expertise in the assessment, identification, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders (ADHD, LD); and the impact these conditions can have on an individual’s social, emotional, and behavioral functioning. With expertise in ASD, she also specializes in developmental evaluations of young children (0-5). Dr. Daniels has provided assessment services in numerous inpatient and outpatient clinical settings including hospitals, residential treatment centers, public and private schools, therapeutic boarding schools, university-based clinics, private practice, and wilderness therapy programs. In 2007, Drs. Daniels and Lewis founded CReATE, a unique private practice specializing in the provision of evidenced-based evaluations and the implementation of applied clinical research. Dr. Daniels was the co-investigator on two longitudinal, multi-site treatment outcome studies conducted through CReATE. She has presented widely on topics related to the identification, assessment, and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders.