Our Rehab Riff Raff leaders represent the frontal lobe of the group. They keep things organized, keep the group headed in the right direction, and ensure that all members of the group benefit from participation, fostering an environment of respect, encouragement, and accountability. With their help, the Riff Raff continue forward.
All current Riff Raff leaders have attained specialty board certification in Rehabilitation Psychology through ABPP within the last 2 years, ensuring current knowledge of the process.
Svetlana Serova, Ph.D., ABPP, Past Chair – Svetlana is a Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Her area of clinical specialization is outpatient assessment and treatment of individuals with acquired brain injury. Svetlana is a supervisor of intern and extern students on the outpatient service and a lecturer within the APA accredited clinical psychology internship program. She obtained Board Certification in Rehabilitation Psychology with the support of Rehab Riff Raff in 2017 and is grateful for the opportunity to help others through the process.
Dr. Serova completed her undergraduate degree at Austin College and then received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with emphasis on Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the University of North Texas. She completed her internship focused on Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, and a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is fluent in Russian, and provides neuropsychological assessment and treatment services in both, English and Russian languages. Svetlana lives in New York with her husband and their son.
Tiffany Meites, Ph.D., ABPP, Chair – Tiffany is a Rehabilitation Psychologist at Barrow Neurological Institute/St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. She provides consultation and psychological services to individuals on the inpatient neurorehabilitation unit, including those with spinal cord injury/disease, acquired brain injury, and complex medical conditions. Tiffany also supervises neuropsychology postdoctoral fellows in the APPCN-accredited neuropsychology residency at BNI. She obtained Board Certification in Rehabilitation Psychology with the support of the Rehab Riff Raff in 2018.
Tiffany completed her BA in psychology at Harvard and received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology with a rehabilitation emphasis at the VA Puget Sound in Seattle. She resides in Phoenix.
Daniel Klyce, Ph.D., ABPP, Incoming Chair- Daniel is a licensed clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Medicine. He serves as the primary Rehabilitation Psychologist for the inpatient brain injury rehabilitation program at VCU Medical Center in Richmond, VA. His clinical and academic interests include: delirium and agitation management, clinical measurement and psychometrics, early recovery from brain injury, adjustment to trauma, supporting caregiving families, eliminating healthcare disparities, and inter-professional ethical decision-making in treatment teams.
Daniel completed undergraduate study at the University of Tennessee and graduate studies in clinical psychology at Purdue University. He completed a clinical internship in behavioral medicine with the Tennessee Valley VA Health Care System and Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Rehabilitation Psychology in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, where he was based at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center. After moving to Richmond in 2013, he met his wife and they are expecting their first child in spring of 2019! He was certified as a specialist in Rehabilitation Psychology by the ABPP in Oct. 2018 and benefited greatly from the support of the Rehab Riff Raff community.