Commitment to Patient-Centered Care
“I believe a patient’s needs must always come first. I work hard to partner with people to accomplish their goals and improve their quality of life.”
Dr. Demarais received her BA from DePaul University and went on to earn her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Kent State University in 2012. She completed postdoctoral specialization in serious mental illness from the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System in 2013. She is the program manager for the First Episode of Psychosis Program and partners directly with families to provide their loved ones with support and care.
Note that Dr. Demarais is listed below as M. Divilbiss.
- Divilbiss, M., McCleery, A., Aakre, J.M., Seghers, J.P., Schumann, E.B., & Docherty, N.M. (2011). Reality monitoring and its association with social functioning in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 186 (1), 1-4. 2.
- Docherty, N., McCleery, A., Divilbiss, M., Bell, E., Moe, A., & Shakeel, MK. (2012). Effects of social cognitive impairment in speech disorder in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 39 (3), 608-616. 3.
- McCleery, A., Divilbiss, M., St-Hilaire, A., Aakre, J., Seghers, J., Schumann, E., & Docherty, N. (2012). Predicting social functioning in schizotypy: an investigation of the relative contributions of theory of mind and mood. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 200 (2), 147-152.
- Hernandez, B., McDonald, K., Divilbiss, M., Horin, E., Velcoff, J., & Donoso, O. (2008). Reflections on the disabled workforce: Focus groups with healthcare, hospitality and retail administrators. Employee Rights and Responsibilities Journal, 20, 157-164.
- American Psychological Association
- Board certified as a licensed psychologist
“I love spending time with my family cooking, traveling, and being outside.”