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Flint Hills Neuropsychology

Flint Hills Neuropsychology offers local, specialty care for psychological evaluation and diagnosis of children ages 3 and up, and adults. We offer a patient-centered model, where your questions can be answered with customized and scientifically based assessments. If you, or your child are experiencing symptoms with thinking, memory, concentration, behavior, or emotion, we can help you understand the nature of the problem, and make recommendations for intervention. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance plans including Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Tricare.


Dr Christine Durrett, LP, ABPP

Dr. Durrett trained at Harvard University (BA in Psychology) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology), then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at PAR Rehab Services in Lansing, Michigan. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. She maintains ongoing involvement in academic psychological research.

licensed psychologist

Dr Brent Schneider, LP

Dr. Schneider has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, a master’s degree from Washburn University, and a doctorate in counseling psychology form Oklahoma State University. He has worked with many different populations across a range of settings in his career, and he has particular interest in geriatric psychology and ADHD assessments.

licensed MASTER'S LEVEL Psychologist

Julia Duran, LMLP

Julia has a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from Kansas State University and a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Fort Hays State University. She enjoys spending time in nature and hiking the trails around Manhattan.

speech-language pathologist

Carrie Fratecelli, CCC-SLP

Carrie has worked since 2009 as a speech-language pathologist serving toddlers through older adults in clinics, private practice, schools, and university settings. She has specialty interests in cognitive and communication skills, autism spectrum disorder, and intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). She has advanced training in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) techniques, including high-tech and eye-gaze systems. Carrie is a KS-licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist, with a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Kansas State University and coursework in Applied Behavioral Analysis from Temple University. She lives in Manhattan, KS with her husband and the world’s cutest dog Zelda. She also coordinates the Manhattan-area Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Support Group.

Psychology Technician

Karen Frick

Karen is a Kansas native. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Ft. Hays State, and she studied Clinical Psychology and Social-Personality Psychology at Ft. Hays and K-State. She taught psychology courses for Barton Community College at Ft. Riley for 15 years before settling at Flint Hills Neuropsychology. She has two daughters, three grandchildren, cats always, and many books.

Psychology Technician

Robin Schneider

Robin completed a Masters in Gerontology from Kansas State University, and she has a BA in Psychology and an Associates in Early Childhood Education, covering a multitude of topics across the life span. Robin and her husband live here in Manhattan. They have a daughter attending K-State and a son attending North Central Arkansas University.

reading interventionist

Jenny Birk

Reading Interventionist

Jennifer Childs

I have the privilege of being a reading interventionist with Flint Hills Neuropsychology. I am originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, and graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech and Hearing Science. I have a passion for teaching and strive to create an inclusive environment for all individuals.

reading interventionist

Carrie Ellis

Carrie is a veteran teacher with 13 years of experience in both the local public and private school systems. She holds a Masters degree in Education from Kansas State and has specialized in language arts instruction. She lives north of Manhattan with her husband, Jason. They raise sheep on a small, hobby farm, and she is often gardening in the summer months and sitting by the fireplace with hot tea and good books in the winter.

Reading Interventionist

Melissa Galitzer

administrative assistant

Mariah Cangemi