MEET THE ASPYRE TEAM
Paul J. Marcille, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Owner
Dr. Marcille is a licensed psychologist with 35 years of experience working as a therapist and university professor and administrator. Dr. Marcille obtained his B.A. in Psychology from Ohio University and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago Medical School with a specialty in behavioral medicine.
Dr. Marcille works with adolescents and adults helping them to achieve their educational, professional, and personal goals. He is the former Vice President and Dean of the American University of Paris and enjoys working with clients from international backgrounds. He uses evidence-based therapeutic practices with a primarily cognitive-behavioral focus and is very pragmatic.
Dr. Marcille specializes in working with young people to help them deal with academic and personal challenges. He also works with professionals working through personal, relationship, and professional transitions. He frequently speaks to professional groups about the challenges of young people and on a variety of other psychological topics.
Dr. Marcille is the past president of the California Psychological Association, President-Elect of the Santa Clara County Psychological Association, and the former Director of Undergraduate Programs at Palo Alto University, He is on the board of advisers of several non-profit agencies and volunteers with them. Dr. Marcille speaks English and French.
Lisa Slede, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Lisa Slede is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 20 years experience working in a variety of settings. Lisa obtained her B.A. in International Relations from the University of Colorado, a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and her Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University.
Lisa worked for 10 years as a consultant and corporate trainer based in Europe. As a therapist, she has experience in School-Based programs, County Mental Health, and Psychiatric Emergency Services. She is currently a Counselor and Professor at a local Community College.
Lisa specializes in working with adolescents and young adults and also enjoy working with adults over 25. She is skilled at crisis management, educational and career counseling, parental support, and navigating the labyrinth of public schools’ special education and 504 plan services. Her therapeutic approach is informed by family systems theory, cognitive-behavioral work, mindfulness practices, and positive psychology. Besides English, Lisa speaks Spanish and French fluently and has lived abroad in Panama, Mexico, and France. She has taught intercultural communication and enjoys working with clients from international backgrounds.
Sean Sullivan, Psy.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Sean Sullivan graduated from Harvard University and earned a Doctorate of Psychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology. He completed his clinical psychology residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center and postdoctoral work with a focus in Health Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sullivan has served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Clinical Psychology and as a President of an American Psychological Association section.
Dr. Sullivan’s therapy approach is science-based. He uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction techniques along with psychodynamic therapeutic methodologies to help his clients develop a deepened understanding of themselves along with practical knowledge for addressing the many challenges they encounter and to achieve their goals.
Throughout Dr. Sullivan’s twenty-year career as a psychologist, he’s been reimagining how to share psychology more effectively both in person and through media. In 2012, he published The Mind Master’s Silent Journey, A 21-Day Roadmap to Becoming Expert in Your Chosen Life, and created The 21-Day Mind Master Programs and the #1 iPad self-help books app, The Mind Master’s Map. In 2015, he published Be Your Purpose: Ten Science-based Steps to Feeling & Performing Your Best. In 2018, Dr. Sullivan published Relationship Booster in the App Store and Google Play. This year, Dr. Sullivan is launching One Perfect Meditation in the App store with distribution through organizations around the country.