Meet Our Team

Wendy B. Rice, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist & Founder of Rice Psychology Group
Wendy B. Rice | Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Rice has a master’s degree and doctorate in Psychology from Yeshiva University in New York City. As the owner and founder of Rice Psychology Group, she and her team offer a variety of services that have helped countless since the practice’s establishment in 2001. She helps children, adolescents and adults with diagnostic interviews, general psychotherapy and tests and assessments. She completed her postdoctoral certificate program in clinical neuropsychology under the guidance of renowned neuropsychologist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg to better understand and treat the connections between learning, memory, brain functioning and behavior.

Elaine Spencer, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Elaine Spencer | Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Spencer earned her master’s degree and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver Professional School of Psychology. She specializes in treating children, adolescents, young adults and families. She mostly focuses on depression, anxiety, behavioral problems and trauma. She focuses on evidence-based practices that include cognitive behavioral therapy, non-directive play therapy and psychodynamic/family approaches.

Ashley Diehl Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist
Ashley Diehl | Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Diehl is a Licensed Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist who specializes in positive psychology, helping children and adolescents build social-emotional learning, and in the delivery of services and supports in schools. She has experience working with individuals who have emotional, behavioral, and social difficulties, and has worked with in a variety of settings, including: public schools, alternative education, residential, and private practice.

Nikel Rogers-Wood Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist
Nikel Rogers-Wood | Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Nikel Rogers-Wood is a licensed psychologist who sees adolescents and adults. Her areas of focus are women’s emotional health (well-being, prenatal and postpartum concerns, fertility challenges/loss of pregnancy), disordered eating, relationship concerns (break-ups, friendship difficulties), family therapy, self-esteem, adjustment, and career concerns. Dr. Rogers-Wood also performs psychoeducational and psychosocial assessments.

Amanda Schwait, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Amanda Schwait | Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Schwait earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Florida and primarily treats adolescents and adults. Her areas of practice include anxiety disorders, eating disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and phobias. She’s also experienced in treating patients dealing with depression, relationship difficulties and those wanting a better psychological well-being.

Jeffrey Smith, Ed.S.

Licensed School Psychologist
Jeffrey Smith | Ed.S. Licensed School Psychologist

Dr. Smith is a licensed school psychologist and has a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and an Education Specialist degree in School Psychology from the University of South Florida. He is state- and nationally-certified.