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NV-PIC Faculty

NV-PIC Training Director

Emily Slife, Ph.D.

  • Phone number: (702) 486-0711
  • Mailing address: 1650 Community College Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89146
  • Email address: eslife@health.nv.gov
  • Roles at NV-PIC: Training Director, Training Committee Member, Secondary Supervisor, Group Supervisor

Dr. Emily Slife has served as the NV-PIC Training Director since 2018. Dr. Slife received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2007 and has been a Licensed Psychologist since 2010. After completing a clinical postdoctoral fellowship with a specialty in eating disorders, Dr. Slife initially worked in academia and ran a research lab focused on disordered eating, diversity factors, and feminist identity development. She has taught a variety of psychology and counseling courses at several universities and colleges across the country. Dr. Slife has focused on clinical practice since 2010, and during much of that time she served as a Coordinator for a multidisciplinary eating disorders treatment team. Dr. Slife has a passion for training and supervising mental health professionals and has worked in a Training Director role since 2012. Dr. Slife joined SNAMHS in October 2017 with experience developing and maintaining an APA-accredited internship program.  She is enthusiastic about and committed to training future psychologists to serve the unique needs of the state of Nevada. She has served in many roles within NV-PIC in addition to Training Director- primary supervisor, secondary supervisor, group supervisor, and committee member.

Dr. Slife appreciates the continuous learning process in working with the diverse and marginalized population at SNAMHS. She currently works at both Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital and Stein Forensic Facility, conducting psychological testing and applying DBT group and individual interventions on multiple units.

Rural Clinics – Carson City (RCCC)

Josette Iribarne, Ph.D.

  • Address: 1665 Old Hot Springs Rd., Suite 150 Carson City, NV 89706
  • Phone: 775-687-0877
  • Email: jiribarne@health.nv.gov
  • Roles at NV-PIC: Site Director, Training Committee member

Josette Iribarne earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate Institute and has been a licensed psychologist since 2019. She completed her pre-doctoral internship through the Nevada Psychological Consortium (NV-PIC) located in Carson City, Nevada. She went on to complete her post-doctoral training in health psychology with Health Psychology Associates (HPA) in Reno, Nevada. Dr. Iribarne is a Native Nevadan and had dedicated her career to bringing psychological services to individuals living in rural and frontier areas. Dr. Iribarne completed a certificate in neuropsychology with an emphasis on neuropsychological assessment as well as neurodevelopmental assessment for diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In addition, Dr. Iribarne has training in health-related psychological assessments and working with individuals with chronic pain and chronic health conditions.  Serving on the NV-PIC Training Committee is a passion for Dr. Iribarne as she believes in bringing psychological services and training opportunities to the rural counties of Nevada.

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS)

Shera Bradley, Ph.D.

  • Phone number: (702)486-6466
  • Mailing address: 6161 West Charleston, Las Vegas, NV 89146
  • Email address: sbradley@health.nv.gov
  • Roles at NV-PIC: SNAMHS Site Director, Training Committee Member, Primary Supervisor, Secondary Supervisor

Dr. Shera Bradley earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UNLV in 2007 and has been a Licensed Psychologist since 2008. Her educational focus has been Forensic Psychology since beginning her Master’s program in 1998. Following graduation in 2007, Dr. Bradley worked in a private practice setting 2007 to 2015. Her private practice work was focused on conducting forensic evaluations, including competency, death penalty mitigation, child custody, and other civil and criminal evaluations. Further, she created and founded a unique, comprehensive, outpatient treatment program for juvenile victims of human sex trafficking in 2007. She has been interviewed on several occasions by media and appeared in Tricked, a documentary about human trafficking. She has conducted numerous trainings about human trafficking and was a member of the Southern Nevada Human Trafficking Task Force Training Committee. Dr. Bradley has been comprehensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) since 2010. Dr. Bradley is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at UNLV and has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses since 2001. Dr. Bradley began employment with SNAMHS in November 2015 and started the Department of Forensic Psychology. In 2016, she became the Director of Forensic & Civil Psychology and oversees forensic inpatient, civil inpatient, and outpatient psychology. She is the NV-PIC Site Director for SNAMHS.

Dr. Christopher Fyfe

  • Email address: cfyfe@health.nv.gov
  • Roles at NV-PIC: Training Committee member, Primary Supervisor

Dr. Fyfe currently provides services at Rawson Neal Psychiatric Hospital.  Services provided include, but are not limited to, individual psychotherapy, psychological testing and assessment, positive behavior support plan development and suicide/risk assessment. Prior to working for Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services, Dr. Fyfe worked for the Nevada Department of Corrections as a staff psychologist.  Dr. Fyfe completed his post-doctoral training while working for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.  Dr. Fyfe has prior work experience in various settings including outpatient community mental health, university student health and psychological services, forensic/correctional settings and inpatient/residential treatment. Dr. Fyfe’s interests outside of work include snowboarding, cooking, hiking with his dog and drawing/sketching and painting.

Dr. Vincent Brouwers

Dr. Brouwers graduated with his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UNLV in 2017. He then completed his postdoctoral training at Stein and has been licensed since 2018. For SNAMHS, he has been a primary supervisor to a doctoral practicum student and has co-led group supervision. For NV-PIC, he has been a secondary supervisor, research project coordinator, and a member of the intern selection committee. He currently serves on the NV-PIC Training Committee, as the team psychologist for Stein long-term forensic patients, and as Coordinator of the Stein Outpatient Restoration program. His workplace hobbies include writing notes in birthday cards, eating coworkers’ candy, and competency evaluations. His personal hobbies include audiobooks, travel, exercise, and video games.

Dr. Jessica Crellin

Dr. Crellin is a Forensic Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow at Stein Forensic Facility. She completed her doctoral internship through the forensic track of the Nevada Psychology Internship Consortium (NV-PIC) and earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University in July 2020. During her internship, she developed a Forensic Psychology Fellowship training curriculum, designed to meet the requirements of the American Board of Forensic Psychology (ABFP) experience waiver for board certification, and has plans to initiate the process of obtaining training program acceptance by ABFP in the near future. As a postdoctoral fellow, she developed a formal intake unit for Stein Forensic Facility and now serves as the Intake Unit Team Lead. Dr. Crellin’s interests include a fun obsession with flamingos and playing pranks on her colleagues in her spare time at work!

Dr. Lia Roley

Dr. Roley is a Licensed Psychologist 1 at Stein Forensic Facility. She attended the University of Arizona and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Dr. Roley completed her doctoral internship at the Mississippi State Hospital and earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University in 2010. Dr. Roley completed her postdoctoral residency at a private practice specializing in neuropsychology and forensics in Phoenix, Arizona in 2011. She had a private practice and worked in an inpatient medical rehabilitation facility in Arizona for several years prior to moving to Las Vegas. Since moving to Nevada, Dr. Roley has conducted evaluations for military personnel and conducted forensic evaluations for the Clark County Courts. Dr. Roley has been employed with Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services -Stein Forensic Facility since 2017. She currently serves as a secondary supervisor for interns assigned to the forensic hospital. Personal interests include fitness, travel, and music.

Scott Fidler, Psy.D.

Dr. Fidler earned his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology-San Diego in 2002. He has been a licensed psychologist in the State of Utah since 2004 and licensed in Nevada since 2019.  Dr. Fidler has extensive training and experience in psychological testing. As a post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Fidler received his forensic training through the Utah Department of Corrections, at the Utah State Prison.  Dr. Fidler worked at the prison for five years as both a sworn law enforcement officer and licensed psychologist. While at the prison, Dr. Fidler completed forensic competency evaluations, Board of Pardons reports, psychosexual evaluations, and psychopathy and risk for violence evaluations. Prior to moving Las Vegas to begin work for SNAMHS in 2019, Dr. Fidler worked in his clinical and forensic private practice since 2005. His expertise has included conducting evaluations for law enforcement agencies for fitness for duty and pre-employment, FAA pre-employment evaluations for air traffic control specialists and pilots, and performing VA psychiatric disability claims and pension evaluations for our military veterans. Dr. Fidler also has extensive experience in the family court system working with high-conflict divorce cases as a parent coordinator and custody evaluator. Dr. Fidler has been retained as an expert in a variety of cases including high conflict divorce/custody cases, parental fitness, adoption, and parental alienation. Since 2010, Dr. Fidler has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Psychology where he has taught various undergraduate courses and provided consultation to psychiatry residents. In his spare time, Dr. Fidler enjoys camping, hiking, and fly fishing.

Cecilia R. Shermack-Warner, Ph.D.

  • Phone number: 702-486-4431
  • Email address: cwarner@health.nv.gov
  • Roles at NV-PIC: Secondary Supervisor

Dr. Cecilia Shermack-Warner currently provides services at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital. Her current responsibilities at Rawson-Neal include treatment planning, assessment, developing positive behavior support plans and individual token economy plans, suicide and violence risk assessment, brief psychotherapy, and group therapy. She is actively interested in evidence-based suicide and violence risk assessments and interventions, and the uses of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in an inpatient setting.

Dr. Shermack-Warner earned her Ph.D. at the California School of Professional Psychology-San Diego (part of Alliant University). She has worked in inpatient and residential treatment for children, adolescents, and adults.

Dr. Shermack-Warner’s outside interests include audiobooks, reading, yoga and meditation.

Dr. Sarah Damas

Dr. Damas is a Licensed Psychologist I at Stein Forensic Facility. She completed her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Hawaii and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University in 2016. She completed her postdoctoral training at Stein and became licensed in 2019. At SNAMHS, she has served on the Token Economy/Treatment Mall committee and has been the psychologist for several treatment teams at Stein, including the Stein Outpatient Restoration program and with the long-term forensic patients. She has also been a primary supervisor to a doctoral practicum student, a secondary supervisor for NV-PIC, and has co-led group supervision. Dr. Damas currently serves as a secondary supervisor for interns assigned to the forensic hospital and has participated in the intern selection committee.