Meet Dr. Brobst

Dr. Jennifer Brobst is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, a licensed Specialist in School Psychology, and Director of Brobst Psychological Services.  Dr. Brobst counsels adults, adolescents, children, parents, and couples.  She has experience helping these patients with depression, anxiety, autism and other developmental disabilities, OCD, ADHD, family issues, parenting stress, career and academic concerns, and coping with traumatic experiences and/or loss, such as in a time of death, divorce, and other significant life changes. 

 

Dr. Brobst completed her Internship at Baylor College of Medicine Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in Houston, TX.  She obtained her M.A. and Ph.D. from Texas Tech University and her B.S. from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.  Dr. Brobst has authored several publications (please see below) and made numerous presentations.  She has also received special training in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Parent-Child Interaction therapy, and Sandtray therapy.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association and Texas Psychological Association.

 

Dr. Brobst utilizes cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal therapeutic techniques to initiate healing, change, and most of all to find hope in often what seems like hopeless circumstances.  She feels honored to have the opportunity to meet her patients during these times of their lives and walk beside them as they find their way.  Whether you have struggled for days or years, there is hope. 

 

Dr. Brobst is currently seeing patients at Brobst Facial Plastic Surgery office in Plano, Texas.  This is a small, boutique practice with friendly and caring staff in a beautiful location.  We would be honored to meet you and care for you and your family.

Photo Gallery: A tour through our practice

Publications

 

 

            Brobst, J. B., Davis, K., & Clopton, J. R. (2010). Research review: Including fathers of children with special needs in research studies and in parent support programs.  In K. Morris (Ed.), Insights into sensory issues for professionals: Answers to sensory challenges, 41-45. Arlington, TX: Sensory World. [This book is a collection of the "30 best" articles from S. I. Focus: The international magazine dedicated to improving sensory integration.  Our article originally appeared in S. I. Focus in 2009].  

 

            Brobst, J. L., Clopton, J. R., & Hendrick, S. S.  (2009). Parenting children with autism spectrum disorders:  The couple’s relationship. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 24,  38-49.

 

Dalton W. T., III, Nelson, D. V., Brobst, J. B., Lindsay J. E., & Friedman, L. C. (2007). Psychosocial variables associated with husbands’ adjustment three months following wives’ diagnosis of breast cancer. Journal of Cancer Education, 22, 245-249.        

 

            Boothe, J., Borrego, J. Jr., Hill, C., & Anhalt, K. (2005). Treatment acceptability and treatment compliance in non-majority cultures in the United States of America.   In C.L. Frisby & C. Reynolds (Eds.), Comprehensive Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology (pp. 945-972). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  

 

Boothe, J., & Clopton, J. (2005, Autumn). How parenting children with special needs influences the marital relationship. S. I. Focus, The International Magazine Dedicated to Improving Sensory Integration, 2-3 and 12-14.

 

Boothe, J. L., & Borrego, J., Jr. (2004). Parents’ acceptance of behavioral interventions for children with behavior and communication problems. Child
and Family Behavior Therapy, 26,
1-15.

 

Williams, T. L., Cororve, M. B., Boothe, J. L., & Gleaves, D. H. (2000). Recent advancements in the conceptualization and measurement of food cravings. Obesity and Eating Disorders Newsletter, 13, 1-2.