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Ray Boyd, MS, LP

Minnesota Licensed Psychologist
BS in Sociology, Truman University
MS in Education, University of Wisconsin – River Falls

Ray Boyd has been working with children and adults with learning disabilities and attention disorders for nearly forty years.  As the director of diagnostic services for Groves Academy, Mr. Boyd and his team provide diagnostic testing services to over 300 students each year, making the team one of the largest providers of such services in the Twin Cities.  Throughout his career, Mr. Boyd has completed more than 5,000 evaluations.  In his work, Mr. Boyd provides psychoeducational assessments of children and adults, and consultation services for parents and educators. 

His professional career includes experience with the Minnesota Department of Health’s Minnesota Children with Special Help Needs, the College of St. Thomas, the Roseville Public Schools and the Washburn Child Guidance Center.  He is a regular lecturer at local and regional conferences and seminars.     

Ethan Schwehr, PhD, LP, NCSP

Minnesota Licensed Psychologist
PhD in School Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

PsyS in School Psychology, Minnesota State University-Moorhead
BS in Child Psychology, University of Minnesota

Dr. Schwehr is a psychologist who is dually licensed by the Minnesota Board of Psychology and the Minnesota Department of Education. Dr. Schwehr is also a nationally certified school psychologist (NCSP). Dr. Schwehr started as a school psychologist in southern Minnesota before pursuing his doctorate degree. Since 2010, he has gained experience working with children and young adults in a variety of settings and capacities such as providing therapeutic services in outpatient clinics, conducting neuropsychological evaluations at the Medical College of Wisconsin, teaching courses and professional development seminars for local colleges and school districts, and completing comprehensive evaluations for adolescent boys in residential care. Dr. Schwehr has worked for multiple school districts in Minnesota and Illinois where he guided them through comprehensive evaluations, applications of Response to Intervention (RTI), and special education law.

In addition to working directly with children, families, and school personnel, Dr. Schwehr has presented research at regional and international conferences. Dr. Schwehr has research interests in dyslexia, learning disorders, utilizing systems-level intervention strategies, the effects of children's identified disabilities, and providing professional development that promotes efficacy and knowledge. Dr. Schwehr completed an American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited internship in rural Illinois in 2014 and post-doctoral supervision in 2015.  

Nancy Knight, MEd, LP

Minnesota Licensed Psychologist
Master of Education, Sam Houston State University
BA in Special Education, Augustana College

Nancy Knight has been working with children and adults with learning disabilities and attention disorders for more than thirty years; including twenty-five years in a medical setting conducting evaluations in pediatric departments.  Ms. Knight has been a psychologist with Groves Academy for more than two decades, providing diagnostic testing services to hundreds of students each year.  Through her work, Ms. Knight provides psychoeducational assessments of children and adults, and consultation services for parents and educators. 

Her professional career includes experience as a learning disabilities and special education teacher in school districts in Montana and Texas, and as an educational diagnostician in the Cypress-Fairbanks school district in Cypress, Texas.  Ms. Knight is a graduate of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where she earned a Master of Education.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she majored in special education and elementary education.

Elizabeth Schnobrich, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
BA in Psychology and Communications from St. Olaf College
Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Argosy University: Twin Cities

Dr. Schobrich’s professional career has spanned the globe. She has worked in a variety of settings with a multitude of different clients. She has provided individual and group treatment to military children and families on Misawa Air Base in Japan. She worked in South Korea with children, adolescents, adults, and families, conducting therapy as well as evaluations utilizing a full battery of psychological testing. In Nevada, Virginia, and Washington D.C. she specialized in providing comprehensive psychological evaluations, in addition to her work as a therapist.

In addition to her psychological practice, she has taught psychology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Dr. Schnobrich is also certified in The Kazdin Method of the Yale Parenting Center, part of Yale University This program was created to help parents learn strategies to deal with a variety of parenting issues, ranging from minor to severe and is based upon over 30 years of research. She provides parents with the tools they need to assist their children in listening, getting along with others, and solving problems without resorting to tantrums, whining, or even violence.

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