South Texas Neuropsychological Associates, PLLC - Gilbert Martinez, Ph.D.
About Us
 
Our practice is based on the belief that our patients' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. 
 
 
Gilbert Martinez, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychology
Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Director

Dr. Gilbert Martinez is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Licensed Psychologist (Texas #30473) and has been practicing in the San Antonio area since 1996. He earned Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Houston and completed internship training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Following extensive training within various neurology and rehabilitation services in the Houston/Galveston area, including Baylor College of Medicine and Del Oro Institute for Rehabilitation, Dr. Martinez relocated to his native San Antonio and established an independent practice focusing on providing assessment and intervention services for individuals with a broad range of neurological disabilities, including traumatic brain injury, stroke, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions producing cognitive and emotional disorders. He is a staff Neuropsychologist with privileges in several hospital systems in the San Antonio area, and has regularly provided services for the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. Dr. Martinez is also routinely appointed by courts to serve as an expert in neuropsychological assessment in both civil and criminal matters, including regular appointments on death penalty cases. He also serves as an Oral Examiner of Doctoral Licensure Candidates with the Texas State Board of Examiner’s of Psychologists. As director of South Texas Neuropsychological Associates, PLLC, Dr. Martinez also serves as a sub-investigator on pharmaceutical studies evaluating the effectiveness of innovative medical treatment for Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis and operates a clinical practice providing services for children and adults. Long term professional affiliations include the International Neuropsychological Society, National Academy of Neuropsychology, and Texas Psychological Association. Dr. Martinez was also recently elected to serve as president of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society in 2012 and speaks regularly at professional conferences on topics related to neuropsychological assessment, traumatic brain injury, mental disorders, seizure disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, Spanish neuropsychological assessment, and dementia. 
 
Douglas Cooper, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychology
Licensed Psychologist
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychology

Dr. Douglas Cooper is a board certified (ABPP-CN) Clinical Neuropsychologist who has been practicing in San Antonio since 2003.  For more than eight years, Dr. Cooper was involved in the evaluation and treatment of Service Members at Brooke Army Medical Center, primarily those returning from deployment with traumatic brain injuries.  He remains actively involved in clinical research and currently serves as co-investigator on a prospective randomized controlled trial of cognitive rehabilitation for US military personnel with a history of mild traumatic brain injuries.
 
Alisa Zinsmeyer Young, M.A., LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
 
Alisa Zinsmeyer Young, M.A. is certified by the NBCC, National Board for Certified Counselors, and is a licensed professional counselor. She received her undergraduate degree at Baylor University in Communication Disorders and graduate degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio in Community Counseling. She has taught at elementary and university levels. She became well versed in rehabilitation, neurological disorders and brain injuries during her internship at HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio (RIOSA), where she began providing counseling and psychometric services. She has continued providing neuropsychology services in the San Antonio area. Alisa has also participated as a sub-investigator in clinical trials exploring the effects of interventions on various cognitive and neurological disorders. Alisa's primary areas of interest are counseling individuals who may be having difficulties adjusting to a recent diagnosis, anxiety, depression, health and physical disabilities, life management, women's issues and leading various support groups.
 

Carrie Lunceford, M.A., LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
 
Carrie Lunceford, M.A. is certified by the NBCC, National Board for Certified Counselors, and is a licensed professional counselor. She received her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University in Psychology and graduate degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio in Community Counseling. Past experience has included providing academic services through teaching and guidance counseling as well as substance abuse counseling for teens within the juvenile probation system. She has worked with South Texas Neuropsychological Associates since 2005, initially providing assessment and later expanding her practice to include psychotherapy as well. Carrie also participates as a sub-investigator in clinical trials exploring the effects of interventions on various cognitive and neurological disorders. Carrie’s primary areas of interest are anxiety, depression, health and physical disabilities, adolescent issues, and stress management.


Delia Munoz, LPC-S
Licensed Professional Counselor
Director of Pediatric Assessment
 
Delia Munoz has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio and received her Masters in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a licensed supervisor for counselors in training. Delia has over 10 years experience working with youth, families and adults in private practice and in home settings. She completed her internship under the supervision of Dr. Gilbert Martinez at the Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center. Delia specializes in providing psychotherapy and psychometric assessment for individuals suffering from neurological and mental disability, cognitive, mood and behavioral disorders. She has extensive experience working with children and adolescents addressing self-esteem issues, behavior problems, academic difficulties, learning disabilities, and attention disorders. Delia provides assessment and therapeutic services in Spanish.
 

Stephanie C. Mappes, M.A.
Psychometrician

Stephanie Mappes, M.A. received her undergraduate degree in Psychology at The University of Texas at San Antonio and her graduate degree in Clinical Psychology at St. Mary's University. Stephanie currently provides psychometric services to the practice for young adults, older adults, disability and forensic related cases. She is also currently working toward becoming a Licensed Psychological Associate to expand her practice to provide psychotherapy services. Her future counseling interests include: rehabilitative therapy for traumatic brain injury, adjusting to disability, deficit awareness, stress management, and leading related support groups.
 
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