Poonam Dubal, Ph.D., LP, LSSP, NCSP, is a licensed psychologist and a school psychologist by training. She has worked in education for nearly 15 years, with over 10 years of experience in mental health. Poonam completed her doctorate degree at Loyola University Chicago, completed her APPIC internship at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, and completed her postdoctoral hours at Irving ISD and Momentous Institute in the DFW area. She was co-author of the Let’s Meet in the Middle Curriculum, published by Momentous Institute. She currently serves as a school-based manager in Dallas ISD’s Mental Health Services Department.