Founding Director,  DMH Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Candia specializes in a highly effective combination of neurofeedback systems, integrative psychotherapy and EMDR.

Basing each treatment on 25 years of experience and expert diagnostic evaluations, Dr. Smith often sees marked client improvements in a very short period of time. She has an exceptional record of success with clients who have tried other methods without getting results in overcoming issues related to brain injury, substance abuse, anxiety, depression and stress.

• DMH in mental health*, University of California, San Francisco
• MS in health and medical sciences, University of California, Berkeley
• BS in biological psychology, University of California, Davis


• BCIA-EEG (Biofeedback Certification International Alliance)
*The Doctorate in Mental Health degree developed by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and UC Berkeley (UCB) provided leading training in psychiatry, psychology and social work by combining a master of science degree in health and medical sciences (UCB) with a psychiatric residency (UCSF).
Dr. Smith studied with, and was supervised by nationally prominent psychoanalysts and clinicians, and completed thousands of hours of in-patient, crisis and outpatient clinical work. She says, “Every day, it’s an exciting honor to bring my knowledge and experience to my clinical practice.”
• Advanced Training in LENS Neurofeedback


Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Nicholas Dogris, PhD., does interpretation of the QEEG and helps with treatment planning. He is the inventor of the Neurofield, PEMF device that we use

extensively at ATC. Dr. Dogris took his doctoral training at the California School of Professional Psychology and is a licensed psychologist. He has extensive training in a diversity of modalities and is an innovative clinician and thinker. He spends much of his time training clinicians in the use of the Neurofield and pushing continued research and development.

Ellen Kruse