Dr. Brian P. Mackey received his MS and PhD in school psychology from Tulane University, after completing his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hampden-Sydney College. Prior to joining 3-C Family Services, he worked in public and private school systems in Louisiana, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Dr. Mackey has worked extensively with children and adolescents with special needs in the areas of conduct, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, and self-esteem. His active, child-centered therapeutic techniques are designed to assess and treat the functions of problem behaviors, not just their symptoms. He has also served as an educational advocate, working with parents to ensure that their children are receiving the most appropriate and effective services from the school system.