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.
Tiffany Meites, Ph.D., ABPP, Past 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, 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.
Alicia Hegie, Psy.D., ABPP, Incoming Chair- Alicia is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist working at the St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute (SLRI) in Spokane Washington where she serves as the primary Rehabilitation Psychologist for the inpatient brain injury rehabilitation program, the spinal cord injury rehabilitation program, and the pediatric rehabilitation program. Her clinical interests include: behavior and agitation management, adjustment to disability, supporting families, community advocacy, cognitive assessment, and inter-professional ethical decision-making.
Alicia completed her undergraduate study at the University of Nevada, Reno, and her graduate studies in clinical psychology at the University of Denver. She is a United States Air Force veteran, and completed a generalist clinical internship at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Lackland AFB Texas. After internship, she served as a clinical psychologist and consultant to base and MAJCOM leadership at Nellis AFB. She was also certified as a DoD national trainer for clinicians providing behavioral health services in Primary Care. She was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for her service. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at the Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, CA. Alicia was certified as a specialist in Rehabilitation Psychology by the ABPP in Feb. 2019, and is excited to be a part of the Riff Raff community that did so much to support her through the board certification process.