HOUSTON, TX, November 15, 2017 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Nancy Elizabeth White a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. White celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A pioneer and leader in the field of applied neuroscience, Dr. White is an internationally known psychologist, one of the first practitioners to bring the original brain-training research into clinical practice. She helped build, as Board member, officer and president, an international society advancing research and professional training for a field now numbering thousands of practitioners. She currently serves her field of practice as vice president of the Quantitative EEG Certification Board and serves her community as Clinical Director of the Unique Mind Care brain health center in Houston. In the latter capacity, she reviews EEG-based patient testing and orders treatment using advanced technologies that can help guide the brain to higher functioning. Her scope of practice includes problems ranging from ADHD through traumatic brain injury to autism. Dr. White has contributed to numerous academic texts and professional publications and has been a frequent international presenter on brain function and training. She is also an accomplished watercolor artist.
Born to John William and Vivian Olive Whitten in San Angelo, Texas, Dr. White was a regionally acclaimed artist during the 1970's, staging one-woman exhibits at the Erdon Gallery in Houston and the Houston Bar Center, later joining group shows at the Alfred Lee Gallery and the Sol Del Rio Gallery. In 1976, she received a BFA magna cum laude from the University of Houston and first ventured into psychology, working as an art therapist at the Galveston County Hospital in Texas City. She earned her MA in behavioral science from the University of Houston in 1978 and began practice as a psychotherapist in the Houston area.
In 1985, Dr. White earned a PhD in clinical psychology from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati and launched a clinical psychotherapy practice known as The Meta Center that same year. Her psychology license was followed by a license in marriage and family therapy and certifications in sex therapy, addictions counseling and a Diplomate in quantitative EEG technology, broadening the scope of the Center's practice and the professional counselors and clinicians working with her. In 2000 Dr. White combined the two practices into a single entity named The Enhancement Institute, of which she was both owner and clinical director. She brought The Enhancement Institute into Unique Mind Care, which she cofounded in 2010, to take advantage of emerging technologies in the field of brain function and she serves as its Clinical Director today.
Dr. White is affiliated with the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR),of which she is a past president, and the American Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. She is a past clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the International Academy of Professional Counseling and Psychotherapy, the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Certified Neurotherapists. Additionally, she served as a faculty member at Norwich University, Board member and faculty of the PAIRS Foundation and is a past Board member of the Fay School. She has been a member of the Watercolor Art Society of Houston, and the Profit Seekers Investment Club, where she served as treasurer from 1965 to 1970.
Dr. White has been honored for her artistic contributions with the 1976 Merit Award from the Southwest Watercolor Society, the 1977 Merit Award from the Watercolor Art Society of Houston, 1976 First Prize at the Jewish Community Center, and a 1977 Citation from the Texas Society for Fine Arts. For both artistic achievements and her ongoing dedication to psychology, Dr. White was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women, as well as two volumes of Who's Who in Science and Engineering from 2006 to 2009 and two volumes of Who's Who in the South and Southwest from 1993 to 2000. She has four children; Kirkwood Coulter, Nancy Elizabeth, Mark Hadley and John Bradford.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. White has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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