Claire Schutte, PsyD, BCBA-D

(formerly Claire Blankemeier, PsyD, BCBA-D)

Claire Schutte, PsyD, BCBA-D, is Staff Psychologist at The Johnson Center for Child Health and Development. She graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in General Education. She completed graduate training at Florida Institute of Technology, completing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and a master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Dr. Schutte has treated a diverse population of children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of clinical settings, including community clinics, college counseling centers, psychiatric hospitals, private practice, and private treatment programs. She has extensive experience in the area of child and adult psychological evaluation and assessment, and recently completed a postdoctoral residency in psychological evaluation.

Her graduate training led Dr. Schutte to discover an interest in helping individuals with autism and developmental disorders. She has provided individual therapy, group therapy, and social skills training to individuals on the autism spectrum, and is excited to continue helping those with autism and related disorders by providing psychological evaluations at JCCHD.

Amanda Tami, MA, LPC, BCBA

Amanda holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and has completed a recertification program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In addition to being a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Amanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She has experience working with both children and adults, including those who have autism spectrum and other pervasive developmental disorders, ADD/ADHD, anxiety issues, and trauma, both as a BCBA and as a counselor. She has additional specialized training as a counselor in EMDR therapy and its applications to children.

Amanda is pleased to be able to share her experience and knowledge in the Johnson Center’s Behavioral Services and Counseling program, giving her the opportunity to pursue her passion for helping children and adolescents with special needs. Amanda comes from a unique position in her education and background to understand the challenges that clients and their families face - developmentally, behaviorally, emotionally, and systematically - to see the patterns and teach the skills needed to improve quality and functioning in all aspects of life.