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Stacy L. Rider, Psy.D.
Dr. Stacy Rider is owner/founder of Central Pines Psychological Associates, PLLC. Dr. Rider is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. She is also a certified educator, having worked for two years in the Teach for America program after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin.
In 2005, she obtained a doctoral degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis on working with children and families from Georgia School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University.
She completed her residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. There she obtained specialized training in counseling soldiers (active duty and retired), children and families. Dr. Rider was selected for a two year fellowship at Brooke Army Medical Center to obtain more specific training in child and pediatric psychology. During the fellowship she gained expertise in working directly with children suffering from terminal and chronic illnesses.

Dr. Rider has served a guest lecturer at Trinity University and as a staff psychologist at Austin Child Guidance Center.