Meet the Staff


Virginia FrazierVirginia Frazier, Psy.D.
Director

Dr. Frazier is a licensed clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the SOPP. She has studied and trained at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Riverbend Community Mental Health Consortium and Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program. She has been involved with the Healing Place women and children’s program and the St. Francis School. She presently sits on the board of trustees of the St. Francis School, the Home of the Innocents, the Kentucky Psychological Association, the Kentucky Psychological Foundation, and is the Kentucky State representative for the American Psychological Association’s Disaster Response Network.


Steve-KatsikasSteve Katsikas, Ph.D.
Chair, School of Professional Psychology (SOPP)

Dr. Steve Katsikas is a licensed psychologist in the State of Kentucky and an active member of the Kentucky Psychology Association. He holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Arkansas. Prior to coming to Spalding, Dr. Katsikas was the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and also served as Director of Training for their post-doctoral fellowship program in clinical psychology. His teaching interests include psychopathology, tests and measurement theory, advanced quantitative methods, and personality, culture and social structure.


DeDe WohlfarthDeDe Wohlfarth, Psy.D.
Professor, SOPP
Director, Child, Adolescent and Family Emphasis 

Dr. Wohlfarth has more than twenty years of clinical experience working with children and families with severe emotional and behavioral challenges.  In addition to her work at Spalding, she maintains a small private practice and is a licensed clinical psychologist in Indiana and Kentucky.  She also serves as the consulting psychologist at Brooklawn Youth Services and Home of the Innocents. Her treatment philosophy is systemic, family-centered, evidence-based, practical and strengths-focused.  She is a member of both the American Psychological Association and the Kentucky Psychological Association.


Norah ChapmanNorah Chapman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, SOPP

Dr. Slone holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Kentucky. Her clinical experiences include conducting psychotherapy and psychological assessments in inpatient psychiatric hospitals, a federal prison and university counseling centers. She facilitates interpersonal process groups with clients who exhibit a range of interpersonal concerns, tailoring the psychotherapy approach to individual needs. She is currently a member at large in the American Psychological Association and is involved with the Society for Psychotherapy Research and the Kentucky Psychological Association.


Deborah PierceDebbie Pierce
Administrative Assistant

Debbie has been part of the Spalding University community since 1998. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She brings compassion to her career in office management, and she is often the first point of contact for clients.