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Patricia Plasay, PH.D.

Patricia Plasay, Ph.D.

Dr. Plasay is a licensed psychologist who specializes in Forensic and Clinical Psychology. She holds a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and a masters and bachelor’s degree in General Psychology. Dr. Plasay completed a predoctoral internship and postdoctoral residency at Rusk State Hospital, where she received specialized training within forensic populations. She was hired by Texas Health and Human Services Commission to provide professional psychological services and actively participated in treatment planning and served on committees for sentinel events.

Dr. Plasay transitioned into private practice in March 2020, where she continues to provide services to various state and county entities. She has completed hundreds of Competency to Stand Trial evaluations, and numerous Risk Assessments, Psychological Evaluations, and Behavioral Plans. She has expertise in evaluating individuals suspected of intellectual disabilities, personality pathology, malingering, and major mental illness with comorbid conditions.

Chief Psychologist


Dr. Michael Plasay

Dr. Michael Plasay holds a doctorate in clinical psychology with over 30 years’ experience as a clinical psychologist. In his 22 years with the Bureau of Prisons, he served on Hostage Negotiation Teams and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Teams, as well as providing EAP services to staff along with his normal duties of providing psychological services to inmates. He served as an advisor to the Executive Staff of each prison, to include the Warden. In addition, he was employed as a neuropsychologist with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. During his time as Captain in the United States Air Force, he also served on the Hostage Negotiation Teams, conducted Weapons Bearing Duty and various security evaluations prior to and during the Persian Gulf War I. He is licensed in Texas, Alabama, and Florida, and has lectured as a professor at a variety of universities around the country. 

Clinical Psychologist

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