Meet Our Staff
Lauren DePompeo, Psy.D.
Associate Director of the Law Center
B.A., University of Virginia, 2009
M.A., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2013
Psy.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2016
Internship: Frostburg State University Counseling and Psychological Services, 2015-2016
I was trained in CBT but work from a client-centered approach to meet students where they are using relational, interpersonal, and humanistic approaches. My clinical interests are interpersonal and relationship issues, life transitions, anxiety, depression, identity development, law student and lawyer related concerns, and clinical training and supervision. I enjoy anything outdoors, traveling, reading, watching and going to sports games, spending time with family/friends, and my pets. My favorite place I have traveled to is Greece. The TV shows I can never get tired of are Friends and Gilmore Girls.
Three things to bring on a deserted island: Water, Sunscreen, and a Book.
Annika Grangaard, Psy.D.Psychologist at the Law Center
B.A., Stanford University, 2012
M.S., Loyola University Maryland, 2016
Psy.D., Loyola University Maryland, 2019
Internship: Canvas Health, 2018-2019
Post Doctoral Fellowship: Georgetown University Counseling and Psychiatric Service at the Law Center, 2019-2020
I gravitate toward interpersonal and relational approaches with an emphasis on being client-centered and providing the client with what best fits their needs. I also infuse DBT skills and mindfulness techniques throughout my work. My clinical interests are relationship issues, personality disorders, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive related disorders I enjoy music, being outdoors (particularly lake life), reading, Minnesota sports, traveling, and games! My favorite place I have traveled to is Italy or Croatia. The TV shows I can never get tired of are The Office and Parks and Recreation.
Three things to bring on a deserted island: Water bottle, a picture of my family, and a book on how to survive on a deserted island.
Deborah Gordis, MPH, MSW S
taff Social Worker at the Law Center
B.A., Barnard College, 1980
MPH, Columbia University School of Public Health, 1991
M.S.W., University of Maryland School of Social Work, 2015
I typically apply a combination of approaches based on the needs and preferences of the client, including psychodynamic/insight; CBT; solution-focused; and motivational interviewing. I have advanced training in EMDR for trauma/PTSD. My clinical interests include trauma and PTSD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, life transitions and grief and loss, and feminist and multicultural issues, having a background in global women’s health. I enjoy reading, swimming, kayaking, cooking, drawing and traveling. It’s hard to choose the favorite place I have traveled to: I love Mexico, Ghana, and my hometown of New York City! The TV show I can never get tired of watching is The West Wing.
Three things to bring on a deserted island: family, cats, and books
Ana María Muñiz-Leen, M.D.
Staff Psychiatrist at the Law Center
B.A., Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences, English Honors program; Biology minor/pre-med, cum laude, 1996
M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine, 2000
Psychiatry Residency: University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2004-2006
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship: University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2006-2008 Board Certifications in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
My clinical interests are Autism Spectrum Disorder, adjustment to College/Higher Education, Depression, anxiety, ADHD, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and psychiatry in relation to Film/TV and Historical Figures. I enjoy running (I’ve run two marathons in France), reading, and learning about fashion/design/architecture. My favorite place I have traveled to is St. Barth’s (via a puddle jumper), followed by Greece (Athens/Santorini) and Paris. The TV show I can never get tired of is In Treatment (on HBO).
Three things to bring on a deserted island: Other than my family, I would bring a library of classic novels, sunscreen, and plenty of water.
Ramya Matam, Psy.D.
Post Doctoral Fellow at the Law Center
B.S., University of Dayton 2014
M.Couns., Forest Institute of Professional Psychology 2016
M. Psy., Adler University 2018
Psy.D., Adler University 2021
Internship: University of Houston 2020-2021
I view therapy as a holistic experience and take account of my clients as a whole rather than a set of symptoms. My foundation of therapy is based in creating a warm, collaborative experience to promote genuineness and authenticity in our work together. I view the client as the expert of their lives and see myself as a guide in my client’s life experiences. Based on my client’s needs, I take a Humanistic Client-Centered, relational approach to therapy. My clinical interests are in Traumatic Stress and Substance Use as well as anxiety, depression, relationships, and identity developments. I welcome clients of all walks of life and look forward to working with anyone that wants a therapist who is knowledgeable in diversity and different identities. Outside of work, I enjoy cooking and baking. I can watch Grey’s Anatomy as many times as you’d ask me to without being tired of them.
Three things to bring on a deserted island: Harry Potter books, some potato chips, and a water filter.