Anne Talbot, Psy.D. is a native of England and the founding member of Options in Psychology, LLC . She is a licensed psychologist with a specialty in neuropsychology and a broad range of clinical experience working with adults, adolescents and children.
Dr. Talbot a Bachelor of Science from Boston College Magna Cum Laude, a Master of Science from the University of Colorado, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver. She has a broad range of experience working in a variety of medical and mental health settings both as a clinician and an administrator in Boston, Denver and Boulder, Colorado and New York. Dr. Talbot does both evaluation and treatment of a broad range of clinical issues, as well as consultation and clinical supervision including:
• Neuropsychological and psychological evaluations of children and adults
• Pre-Operative Psychological evaluations for bariatric and other surgical procedures
• Competency Evaluations
• Parenting Evaluations
• Eating Disorders
• Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Addictive Disorders
• Neurobehavioral Disorders such as acquired brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Seizure Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dementia, and various neurodegenerative disorders
• Individual and Family therapy including diagnoses of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Schizoaffective Disorder, Impulse Control Disorders and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Her early career experience includes working in critical care settings and later in inpatient psychiatric centers as a registered nurse at Boston City Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to Colorado in 1981 where she earned a Master of Science from the University of Colorado. In Colorado, Dr. Talbot worked in inpatient psychiatric settings with adults, adolescents, and children and was the Clinical Coordinator of the Children’s Day Hospital at Boulder Psychiatric Institute. With her husband, David Calkins, she moved to the New York City area where she worked as a clinical specialist in inpatient psychiatric care and drug and alcohol treatment and then as the Director of Nursing of a 60-bed psychiatric hospital in Westchester County, New York. Dr. Talbot has been in practice in Scottsbluff, Nebraska since 1986 when she began work in outpatient psychotherapy as a clinical specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing. She later earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Denver School of Professional Psychology and completed an internship in Clinical Psychology at the Denver Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in 1996 followed by two years of post graduate training and supervision in neuropsychology.
Dr. Talbot is well-rounded in the performing and visual arts. She completed a short documentary culled from her travels to Bosnia with Elaine Hanson, Psy.D., J.D. In the summer of 2004, Dr. Talbot accompanied Dr. Hanson and students from the University of Denver involved in an international trauma program through the University of Denver. Dr. Talbot wrote and directed the documentary, Bosnian Spring: Transformation of Cleansing from film she shot in Bosnia and Croatia in 2004. She has traveled extensively and makes yearly trips to various parts of the world.
A rich medical background firmly grounded in scientific principals is combined with a strongly humanistic-existential approach and a clearly international flavor to her work. Dr. Talbot continues to perform neuropsychological and psychological evaluations on adults, adolescents and children. She also provides psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families. Her clinical practice includes forensic assessments, consultation, supervision and training of therapists, and teaching. Her areas of clinical specialization include neuropsychology, medical psychology, mood disorders, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders, attention deficit disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, dementia, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She works extensively with other clinicians, physicians, and a broad variety of human service providers. Dr. Talbot values working with multidisciplinary teams in the community. She helped develop the curriculum for a Parents in Transition program and continues to work with divorced and separated parents and their children. Her mission is based on an understanding of pou stou, from the statement of the Greek mathematician, Archimedes, who said, “Give me a place where I may stand and I will move the world.”
Articles by Dr. Talbot:
The Journey by Physical Reduction to Self Expansion