Dr. Debra Brause is a clinical psychologist who has served as an adjunct professor of human development at Alliant International University and as a clinical supervisor to interns at The Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills. Special needs parenting is among the focus areas of Dr. Brause's practice. Prior to becoming a psychologist, Dr. Brause spent 10 years in the entertainment industry, working in television production, news, and as a studio development executive.