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From Left to Right….

Jessica Forde : Dr. Jessica Forde obtained her PhD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in 2012; she is currently a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the states of Virginia and North Carolina and has been board certified in Clinical Psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) since 2015. She is currently completing a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology with Dr. Puente.  She is also a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and has been on active duty since 2007; she will be returning to the Navy next year as a Clinical Neuropsychologist upon completion of her fellowship. She is married and has 4 children, a dog, and a cat.

Dawn Benton : Mrs. Benton received an AA degree from Cape Fear Community College and has served as practice manager for several medical practices, and for Dr. Puente’s Office for a decade. Mrs. Benton coordinates all activities involving the practice as well as Dr. Puente’s professional activities. She is married, has two children and two dogs.

Nadia Crossno-Rodriguez: Ms. Crossno-Rodriguez received her BA in psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2020. She is currently enrolled in the masters mental health program at NC State University. She serves in the capacity of practice administrative assistant.

Susan Gloss: Ms. Gloss received her BA in psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and her Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from East Carolina University. She has worked in the office for two decades as a Psychometrician and she was the former lead Psychometrician at Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital.