Sheppard Pratt has an interdisciplinary team of providers dedicated to providing high quality, compassionate autism spectrum disorder services. We involve a wide variety of clinicians to ensure that your child or loved one has all of the support they need to thrive. Different types of disciplines bring needed expertise to the table – meaning that every aspect of care is thoughtfully planned out.

Our team includes child and adult psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, behavioral specialists, social workers, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, and special educators. 

Meet Our Team

  • Michael J. Murray, MD

    Medical Director, Autism and Developmental Disabilities
    Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Tom Flis, MS, BCBA, LBA, LCPC

    Clinical Director, The Center for Autism; Behavioral Services Manager
    Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Psychotherapy
  • Crystal DeVito, PhD

    Senior Child & Adolescent Psychologist
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Pediatric Anxiety Disorders, Pediatric Behavior, Mood, and Adjustment Disorders, Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessments
  • Susannah Dowling, MSN, MACP, RN, PMHNP-BC

    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
    Autism Spectrum Disorder, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Kathy Flannery, MEd

    Vice President and Chief of Schools
    Autism Spectrum Disorder, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School Mental Health Services, Special Education
  • Vaune Kopeck, OTR/L

    Occupational Therapist
    Occupational Therapy
  • Bimla Rai, MD

    Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Sheppard Pratt Outpatient Clinics + Schools
    Anxiety Disorders, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mood Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Robert J. Schloesser, MD

    Associate Chief Medical Information Officer; Director, Point-of-Care Research & Innovation
    Adult Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry
  • Sara Uram, LCSW-C

    Social Worker
    Autism Spectrum Disorder, Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Emily Berich-Anastasio, MPH, LGPC

    Counselor, Hospital Outpatient Clinic and The Center for Autism