Our Team

Carol McLean, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. McLean founded Developmental & Educational Psychological Services over 20 years ago in order to provide individuals and their families the best of both clinical and educational psychological services in a private setting. She is committed to providing the highest quality of psychological assessments. She collaborates with schools, psychiatrists, neurologists, pediatricians, surgeons, and other mental health providers to help individuals access the services and interventions needed in order to reach their full potential.

Dr. McLean graduated from Indiana State University in 2001 with a Ph.D. in Psychology. She is a licensed psychologist specializing in psychological assessment from birth throughout the lifespan. She specializes in numerous developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Specific Learning Disabilities. In addition, she specializes in medical clearance evaluations for bariatric patients and pain patients.

Dr. McLean is a member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. The National Register has stringent requirements for education, internship and experience as a health care professional in order to qualify for membership. Dr. McLean is a member of the American Psychological Association, Arizona Psychological Association and is the former President of the Scottsdale Psychological Society.

Dr. Kellie Band
Executive Director of ABA Services

Dr. Kellie Band is the Executive Director of ABA Services.  She has been in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2005. During her career, Dr. Band has evolved, from pediatrics to Organizational Behavior Management and business development. Before joining DEPS, Kellie spent the last several years assisting in the growth and development of a pediatric therapy clinic that now serves children across the state.  She believes culture, accountability, and transparency are the utmost importance and a foundation to success in any business.  She holds a Doctorate in Behavioral Health, which focuses on integrated care, and has sat on the Arizona Association for Behavior Analysis board, holding a variety of roles ranging from Treasurer to different committee chairs. Kellie has been a graduate professor with Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, and Purdue Global University teaching in the Master’s of Psychology department.  This has helped her to grow her knowledge and skills with performance management and the dissemination of Applied Behavior Analysis in various of capacities.

When Kellie is not working, she stays busy with her two boys and husband. She enjoys going to the zoo, hiking, being with friends and family, and catching up on true crime podcasts.

Mimi Nguyen, MS
Director of Operations

Mimi is the Director of Operations at DEPS Autism. She has worked in early intervention as a service coordinator for the past 10 years. Her bachelor’s degrees are in Family & Human Development and Psychology from Arizona State University (ASU). In 2018 she graduated with a master’s in Family and Human Development.

Her passion is in working with children in various capacities. Mimi comes to DEPS Autism with extensive knowledge in early childhood development, excellent organizational skills, managerial and supervisory experience, and a passion for working with the community.

She is bilingual and has done informal interpretation for the Vietnamese community. When she is not helping run our office, she is busy reading through the local library’s book collection.