SaraMaybouerPhDPO Box 3911
Pinehurst, NC 28374
910-585-2167 (cell)
910-420-8488 (fax)


Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Psychology, May 2004
M.S., North Carolina State University, Psychology, May 2000
M.Ed., University of Georgia, Community Agency Counseling, December 1993
B.S., Virginia Tech, Psychology, December 1991

Clinical Experience

Licensed Psychologist in Private Practice
Self-employed in Private Practice at Sara Maybouer, Ph.D., Pinehurst, NC, February 2008 – August 2011; January 2015 – present.
Psych for Kids, Bradenton, FL, January 2012-May 2014 (part-time).
Dr. Kinsler and Associates, Tampa, FL, August 2011-June-2013.
• Completed psychological, social/emotional, and educational evaluations of preschool through adults for learning disabilities, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), giftedness, autism spectrum disorders
• Assessments emphasized cognitive neuropsychological processing skills, such as phonological processing, attention and executive functioning, language, visuo-spatial functioning, memory, and social competencies
• Conducted limited amounts of individual therapy with children to adults
• Consulted with parents and local private and charter schools regarding academic, behavioral, and educational concerns

Psychological Examiner, North Carolina State University (NCSU) Psychoeducational Clinic, Raleigh, NC
January 1999 – June 2001; 2006 (part-time)
• Completed psychological, social/emotional, and educational evaluations of preschool through college-aged children and young adults for learning disabilities, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), giftedness, autism spectrum disorders, and other behavioral/academic issues
• Developed and presented written reports and recommendations for classroom placement, behavior management, teaching strategies, and other services to benefit the child, family, and school

School Psychologist
Moore County Schools (NC), February 2008 – June 2011
Monterey Peninsula (CA) Unified School District, September 2006-January 2008
Prince William (VA) County Schools, July 2003-June 2004
• Provided psychological evaluations as part of special education eligibility process for children grades preschool-12, such as learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, intellectual deficiencies, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders, including assessment, classroom observation, teacher consultation, record reviews, report writing, and presentation to student support team meetings
• Experienced in conducting minimally biased assessments for culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse students
• Member of multi-disciplinary team to determine student eligibility for special education or other appropriate school services
• Member of school-wide student support team assisting teachers and parents to solve academic and behavior concerns for regular and special educations students
• Provided consultation and collaboration services to parents, teachers, and community agencies
• Member of specialized Preschool Assessment Team (PSAT) to provide psycho-educational evaluations as part of special education eligibility process for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, such as cognitive, adaptive, emotional, behavioral, and developmental functioning, including Autism Spectrum Disorders, speech/language impairment, attention weaknesses, intellectual deficiencies, and other health impairments
o Coordinated special education placement and services for eligible children, including transition from Part C (Infant/Toddler Services) to Part B (Preschool Services), and from Preschool to Kindergarten
o Consulted with regular and special education infant and preschool teachers and parents in assessment of student needs, development of appropriate teaching strategies, behavioral interventions, and parent training and support
o Acted as school district liaison to community agencies such as Head Start and County Department of Education, and private preschools and daycares for Child Find activities, assessment, and intervention

Learning Specialist/Psychologist, July 2004-February 2006
All Kinds of Minds, Chapel Hill, NC
• First staff member cross-trained in both Learning Specialist and Psychologist positions
• Performed psychological and academic assessments of students in grades K-12 utilizing a neurodevelopmental framework incorporating memory, language, attention, social, spatial, higher-order, temporal-sequencing, and neuromotor functioning
• Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team to determine student’s strengths as well as academic breakdown points and their relationship with neurodevelopmental weaknesses
• Conducted team conference to determine student’s learning profile by integrating assessment findings
• Provided “demystification” session with student and family to explain assessment results and plan to address learning needs
• Wrote comprehensive report, incorporating and editing other team member’s reports, including compilation of a tailored learning plan of recommendations based upon the student’s unique Learning Profile of neurodevelopmental strengths and weaknesses
• Provided extensive consultation and follow-up services for families, with particular emphasis on parent and school collaboration
• Presented on academic/neurodevelopmental topics for training and marketing purposes

School Psychology Pre-Doctoral Intern, July 2002 – June 2003
Fort Worth (TX) Independent School District, (internship accredited by the American Psychological Association)
• Conducted comprehensive child and adolescent assessments for learning disabilities, Intellectual Disability, and emotional disturbances; member of autism team to assess autism spectrum disorders and provide in-home parent training to families of children with autism
• Facilitator of student support teams to develop effective Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals, objectives, and other educational decisions for special education students
• Developed, implemented, and evaluated individual and classroom-wide intervention plans to remediate behavioral concerns for regular and special education students
• Provided consultation and collaboration services with teachers, administrators, and parents to identify and problem-solve school-related concerns
• Maintained individual counseling caseload and provided small group counseling; performed individual and system-wide crisis counseling
• Services provided in various inner-city public schools in large urban district with culturally/linguistically diverse students, including regular education elementary and high schools, an alternative middle school for behavior management, and an alternative high school for pregnant and parenting adolescents

Emergency and Assessment Services Counselor, August 1994 – August 1996
New River Valley Community Services Board, Blacksburg, VA
• Provided 24-hour screening, psychiatric assessment, case management, and short-term crisis intervention counseling to local hospital emergency rooms, jails, public schools, and community agencies in five-county area
• Performed psychiatric and substance abuse evaluations for all admissions to Virginia State Mental Health facilities and involuntary admissions to private psychiatric hospitals
• Assisted in psychiatric commitment hearings by providing evaluative services and recommendations to the Court
• Conducted initial intake interviews and created individual service plans for clients seeking community counseling services
• Provided presentations and training about mental health and crisis intervention services to the community

Practicum Experience

North Carolina State University Psychoeducational Clinic, Summers 1998 – 2001
• Assisted in development and implementation of annual study skills clinic for rising middle-school students, including organizational and test-taking strategies, reading comprehension, listening, and note-taking skills

Wake County (NC) Public School System, Fall 1999-Spring 2000
• Completed psychoeducational evaluations of elementary school-aged children and preschool-aged children with developmental disabilities, including Intellectual Disability and autism, utilizing traditional and play-based assessment techniques
• Co-facilitated anger management and coping with divorce groups for elementary school-aged children

Wake County (NC) Department of Social Services, Spring 1997
• Co-facilitated a 10-week parent education course for adults with substantiated charges of child abuse or neglect
• Developed group workbook material based on literature review of existing data and programs

Family Counseling Service of Athens, Inc., Athens, GA, January – December 1993
• Counseled children, adolescents, and adults in individual, couples, family, and group therapy, including both voluntary and involuntary clients; created and co-facilitated a women’s support group
• Conducted intake and assessment interviews

Research Experience

Dissertation: Social Goals and Strategies in Adolescent Peer Conflict Situations (March 2004), North Carolina State University, School Psychology Program (under the direction of Mary E. Haskett)

Graduate Research Associate, Fall 1996 – Fall 1998
Family Studies Research Team, Parents and Children Together Project (PACT), NCSU, Department of Psychology
• Trained and supervised 20 undergraduates in data collection for NIMH-funded grant investigating maltreating parents and children; performed cognitive and social functioning assessment; assisted in data coding and entry
• More information about the PACT study and other research projects with NCSU’s Family Studies Research Team is available at

Teaching Experience

Course Instructor, Adolescent Psychology (3 sections) and Educational Psychology (9 sections), North Carolina State University (NCSU)
Summer 1999 – Spring 2002
• Developed all aspects of upper-level, undergraduate courses, including syllabus, lectures, coursework, written paper assignments, discussion groups, class projects, quizzes and exams
• Graded all course assignments; supervised master’s level teaching assistant
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Applied Psychology, NCSU
Spring 2000 – Spring 2002 (4 sections)
• Prepared and delivered lectures on various aspects of applied psychology including school, health, clinical, sport, educational, and developmental psychology
• Graded student papers, projects, quizzes, and exams

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Educational Psychology, NCSU
Fall 1998 – Spring 1999 (6 sections)
• Taught three “discussion sections” per semester
• Developed teaching material, including lectures, group projects, quizzes and tests
• Graded student papers, projects, quizzes, and exams
• Helped students develop research projects and presentations

Professional Affiliations

• Licensed Psychologist, North Carolina Psychology Board License (number available upon request)
• Licensed School Psychologist, Florida Department of Health (number available upon request)
• Licensed Psychologist, Florida Department of Health, License PY (number available upon request)
• Licensed School Psychologist, Florida Department of Health (number available upon request)
• National Association of School Psychologists (Nationally Certified School Psychologist (number available upon request))
• American Psychological Association
• Certified in Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)

Honors, Awards, and Activities

• $1500 John Oliver Cook Dissertation Fellowship award (NCSU Psychology Department), March 2003
• $2500 Delta Gamma Foundation Graduate Fellowship award, August 1997
• Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society
• Golden Key National Honor Society
• Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
• Psi Chi Honor Society
• Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
• Virginia Tech Honor Council Panel Member
• Psychology Department representative to NCSU University Graduate Student Association, 1996 – 2001, (UGSA Social Chairman, 1998-99; Secretary, 1999 – 2001)

Presentations and Publications

Haskett, M.E., Bradshaw, E.L., Smith Scott, S., & Little, S.E. (1999, April). Harsh discipline: Unique and combined influences of depression, attributions for child misbehavior, and perceptions of children. Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, NM.

Little, S. E., Elkins, R., Evans, R., & Vise, A. (2004, March). Social Goals and Strategies in Adolescent Peer Conflict Situations. Poster presented at the Sandhills Regional Psychology Conference, Wilmington, NC.

Little, S.E. (1997). [Review of the book Childhood abuse: Effects on clinicians’ personal and professional lives]. Counseling Today, 40(4), 32.

Little, S.E. (1996). [Review of the book The clinician’s guide to child custody evaluations]. Counseling Today, 39(3), 36.


Mary E. Haskett, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
Poe Hall 628-B, Box 7801
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7801

Patricia W. Collins, Ph.D.
Director, North Carolina State University Psychoeducational Clinic
Poe Hall 612, Box 7650
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7801

Kimberly Kinsler, Psy.D., LCSW
Licensed Psychologist and Clinical Social Worker
Owner and Director of Dr. Kinsler & Associates, LLC
3262 Cove Bend Drive
Tampa, FL 33613

Craig Pohlman, Ph.D.
Director, Mind Matters at Southeastern Psych
(former Lead Psychologist at All Kinds of Minds/Post-Doc Supervisor)
6115 Park South Drive, Suite 130
Charlotte, NC 28212