Meet Our Team
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Alyson Carr, Ph.D.
“It always seems impossible until it's done.” – Nelson Mandela
Dr. Alyson Carr is a counselor educator who consults for Licensure Exams as a test preparation instructor. She specializes in working with test takers who have been unsuccessful on prior exam attempts. In her free time, she enjoys being outside with her family.
THE FIRST RESPONDER
"There is no success without hardship!” - Sophocles
Aly is at the front line of our customer support. She realizes that time is very precious to our customers, especially when it comes to the exam and all of the preparation that goes into studying for it. Currently, Aly is working on her MBA and feels that she can relate to a test taker's anxiety and eagerness to pass and move on! She strives to always provide as much support as she can!
Ann Drake is on the front lines providing customer support for Licensure Exams. She spent her childhood living overseas in Papua New Guinea. She is a CNA and has enjoyed working the last several years in home health care. During her down time, she likes to read and also enjoys listening to podcasts on theology and apologetics. If she really wants to be a vegetable, you will find her watching sci-fi or one of her favorite Korean tv shows.
Barbara Snipes, MA, CCC-SLP
THE SOCIAL BUTTERFLY
"One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time." - André Gide
Barbara Hutchinson Snipes is a graduate of UCF with a master's degree in communicative disorders. She works as a consultant for our speech language and pathology study site. She has worked for 19 years with children in the public school system and at the college level as a clinical supervisor at UCF Communicative Disorders Clinic working with college interns. In her spare time, you can find her outside in her Florida garden.
Barton Bott, MA, LMHC, NCC
"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up." - Vince Lombardi
Barton Bott, MA, LMHC, NCC, ICGC, is a researcher extraordinaire! He is one of our content specialists who brings over 20 years of counseling experience to the company. He was also a radiological control officer in the US Navy, but now he works in the private sector.
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” — Albert Einstein
Beck is the reason Licensure Exams exists because one day many years ago, she had the brilliant idea to help students study online (back then it was a new idea to study online). She spends her spare time dancing, drawing, and gardening.
Bruce Snipes, MS, LMFT
"The more I read, the more I acquire, the more I am certain that I know nothing." - Voltaire
Bruce Snipes, MS, LMFT, is now retired after working for over 20 years in the field. He is one of our content specialists, bringing along his experience as a marriage and family therapist. He has also dedicated himself to helping people pass the NCMHCE by providing tutoring services. Bruce likes books and research but hates yard work. He is a season pass holder to Disney World and enjoys spending time with his family.
Carla Fischer, MA, LMHC, LMT
"When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid." Audre Lorde
Carla graduated from Webster University and has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1999. She has worked in the mental health field as a community-based therapist through agencies and has a private practice. She's also been a massage therapist for over 20 years. Carla enjoys spending time with her husband and two children doing things like paddle boarding, going to the beach, watching cool movies, and finding interesting restaurants to eat at.
"Man's mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Eric dons many coats (and hats). He is a full-time middle school teacher and appears in many of our educational videos. He secretly enjoys Downton Abbey and is a proud new grandfather to an adorable little girl named Lucy.
Erin Parisi, LMHC, CAP, and Qualified Supervisor
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pursuing a career in psychology since middle school, Erin takes great pride in her role as a helping professional! When she’s not in session or working with Licensure Exams, Inc., she enjoys working on home improvement projects with her husband, playing with her dogs and bunny, caring for her carnivorous plants, listening to true crime podcasts, and volunteering as a NICU Cuddler.
"Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors." - Niels Bohr
Judy is a lady of many talents! She's the main voice in our audio CDs sets, and she has contributed as an editor to our study guides. She is also an actress who played roles in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Knight Rider, and Future Force, just to name a few.
Linton Hutchinson, Ph.D. LMHC, NCC
“Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning. ” Peter Pan
Dr. Linton Hutchinson is the brain behind Licensure Exams. As a therapist himself, he works tirelessly to make learning enjoyable. For the one hour a day he isn’t working, Linton enjoys art, butterflies, and Korean dramas.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
"Nerd in the city."
Liz is basically a jill-of-all-trades. She's always coming up with creative ways to use social media as an outlet to share information and make learning fun for our customers. She is also passionate about ethical/fair trade/sustainable/handmade clothing and accessories.
Lucy Boyd, RN, BSN
"It is what it is."
As her nursing school’s candidate for “Most Likely to Succeed,” Lucy’s still wondering how that’s defined. “I feel most successful in the small moments,” she admits, “when a patient finally feels unconditional acceptance.” When her day-job hats get heavy (psychiatric epidemiologist, medical writer and investigator), she turns to her other loves: genealogy, cooking and solving mysteries. Lucy enjoys creating quiz questions for us, hoping the customers come away not just passing their exam, but going on to better understand their craft and their clients for a lifetime.
"It is better to shoot for the stars and miss than aim at the gutter and hit it." -- Anonymous
NASA retiree and Globe Trekker
- Maurice served the nation’s aerospace and human spaceflight initiatives for thirty-eight years as an engineer and business analyst. He is supporting Licensure Exams, Inc. with website analysis and problem solving. In his spare time he enjoys learning languages while travelling around the world.
THE KEY MASTER
"Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. Dreams are forever." - Tinkerbell
Patty Pizer works with our team in customer support. She enjoys helping others and has worked as a caregiver for the elderly for many years. She has also worked in management and customer service in the fashion industry. Patty enjoys time with her family, loves shopping, and loves good music!
"Not all who wander are lost." - J. R. R. Tolkien
Sophie works as a quality assurance consultant for Licensure Exams. She has travelled extensively and was recently an English teacher in South Korea!
"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time." - T. S. Eliot
Stacy is an educational content expert for Licensure Exams. She also brings her artistic talents to the team by striving to make the study material as interactive and fun as possible. When she's not reading the DSM-5, she's busy gardening, creating fairy houses, quilting, and looking for inspiration for her next creative project.
Stephen Burgess, MSW, LISW-CP, CCM
Stephen is a clinical social worker who has been working in some capacity in the mental health field for over 20 years. He also has over a decade of experience teaching college with a bachelors level social work program. Additionally, Stephen teaches coursework covering the DSM-5 for social workers seeking clinical licensure. In his rare moment of spare time, he can be found following his passion for music, attending as many concerts as possible.
Sterling Hutchinson, Ph.D.
"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” - Albus Dumbledore
Sterling graduated from the Universiteit van Tilburg in the Netherlands with her Ph.D. in psychology. She loves to travel and scuba dive, usually at the same time! Sterling is an arenophile with an extensive collection of sand from her travels. She is also fond of Apple products, gardening, sewing, robots, video games, the violin, and Battlestar Galactica.
Susan Kunihiro, M.D.
"If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much."
Susan Kunihiro, M.D., completed med school at the USF College of Medicine and is currently working on her residency while living in Colorado. She has contributed to our audio CD sets and remains a consultant for medical terminology. She enjoys playing the violin, hiking, baking, and trying new cuisines.
"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door." - Bilbo Baggins
Dylan knew he wanted to be a software engineer since he first touched a mouse and keyboard. He oversees technical support and designed this entire website (with a little help from everyone). He enjoys Starbuck's s'mores frappuccinos and cold weather. When he isn’t working, you can find him in front of an Xbox.
All of our people are offered the option of appearing on this page. Some opt to remain anonymous. But rest assured, we have professionals in the National Counseling field creating and editing content on this site.
Nice to meet you! Our mission at Licensure Exams has always been and will always be just one thing: to help you pass your exam. We’ve all read enough textbooks to last us a lifetime and then some. Our material covers the basics and is presented with humor leaving you with the feeling that you want to try just one more set of questions. We’ve recruited a number of qualified consultants to dig up the information you need to get the ball rolling. So why spend countless hours doing the research, organizing the information, and setting aside the time to do it when we’ve already done the work for you? The rest is up to you!