MS. ANA-MERCEDES FLORES, MS
Office Hours for Ms. Flores:
Fridays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Ana-Mercedes Flores is a Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist. She is currently a doctoral fellow in clinical psychology at Eastern Michigan University where she has completed her Master of Science in clinical psychology. She has served as a practicum student, psychometrician, and research assistant at the University of Michigan, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in pediatric neuropsychology. Ana-Mercedes has also worked as a behavior technician and respite care worker providing services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
As a doctoral fellow at EMU, Ana-Mercedes has worked in the Developmental Brain and Behavior Lab with Dr. Renee Lajiness’O’Neill. Together with her lab, Ana-Mercedes has worked on neuroimaging and longitudinal research projects involving identifying infant developmental risk profiles for atypical development, joint attention in infants at risk for ASD, and functional neurocorrelates of behavior in children with ASD. Ana-Mercedes is currently working towards completing her dissertation investigating attention in ASD using EEG. She has also worked in collaboration with other labs and research projects on topics such as prenatal maternal mental health and infant outcomes in minority populations, neurocognitive effects of pediatric cancer treatments, and mental health in pediatric concussion rehabilitation. She has presented at neuropsychology, autism research, psychology, and prenatal mental health conferences.
Ana-Mercedes has worked at the psychology clinic at EMU conducting neuropsychological assessments and providing therapy. She has conducted both child and adult neuropsychological assessments with a variety of presenting concerns such as ADHD, learning disorders, ASD, developmental delay, behavioral dysregulation, and mood disorders. Additionally, she has conducted neuropsychological assessments at PMR at UofM with a pediatric rehabilitation population with concerns such as strokes, epilepsy, ASD, TBI, FASD, genetic disorders, cerebral palsy, and oncology patients. She has provided child and adult therapeutic interventions in individual, family, and group settings addressing concerns such as depression, anxiety, parent management training, interpersonal difficulties, grief, trauma, emotional and behavioral dysregulation, substance abuse, and multicultural concerns.