Ana Carla P. Smith MD

Dr. Smith was born in Miami and raised in Tampa, Florida. She attended the University of Miami, earning a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology and Psychology, and continued on at UM for her Doctor of Medicine degree. Finally tired of the year-round heat, she moved north (to "The South") and completed her post-graduate trainings in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center.  She started Developing Minds in 2008. Dr. Smith is Board Certified in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

She currently lives in Durham, North Carolina with her husband, daughter and two rescue dogs.

Daniel Greene MD

Dr. Greene was born in New York City and grew up in South Florida. After high school, he returned to NYC where he attended Columbia University, graduating with a BA in Urban Studies. He subsequently was a public school teacher at the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan prior to embarking on a career in medicine. He earned his MD at the Chicago Medical School and then headed back east to Massachusetts for his post-graduate training. He completed his internship in pediatrics at University of Massachusetts Medical School, residency in General Psychiatry at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. Dr. Greene was selected as chief resident and chief fellow in his respective training programs and has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards. He is Board certified in both General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent psychiatry. Prior to relocating to North Carolina and joining Developing Minds, he served on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and worked as a staff psychiatrist on an adolescent inpatient unit at Cambridge Health Alliance. In addition, he is a recently published author in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. He lives in Durham with his wife and 3 kids.


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Jennifer Colvin MD, PhD

Dr. Colvin grew up in Baltimore, MD. She graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Chemistry. She earned a PhD in Neuroscience and an MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She stayed at Washington University for residency in General Psychiatry. At Duke University Medical Center, she completed a clinical fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and an NIMH research fellowship in Psychiatry. She is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry. 


Katy Harper PhD

Dr. Harper grew up outside of Vancouver, Canada and completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. She then completed a Masters in Counseling Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City and worked for the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene for two years as a Research Coordinator. She pursued her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill focusing on severe mental illness and cognitive behavioural therapy. After briefly returning to Vancouver to complete her internship she returned to North Carolina to obtain her full license as a psychologist and work in private practice and for the University of North Carolina, Department of Psychiatry. Currently she lives in Durham and splits her time between Developing Minds and Main Street Clinical Associates. Dr. Harper specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy, but also incorporate mindfulness, emotion focused, dialectical behavior therapy and motivational interviewing approaches into her work.


Christine Coleman, PhD

Dr. Coleman was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, and grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of North Florida, her Master of Science in General Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology from Florida State University. She completed her doctoral internship at Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) providing psychotherapy services and psychological testing to undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Coleman has a strong background in career counseling and career development with adolescents, college students, and adults. Additionally, she has worked as a Neuropsychometrist administering and scoring psychological assessments at a hospital's outpatient behavioral health center. Dr. Coleman's counseling style is integrative and inclusive, using cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused, interpersonal, mindfulness, and psychodynamic approaches in her work with wide variety of people. She currently lives in Durham with her husband and Golden Retriever named Buddy.