Dr. Patricia Newman
Founder & Executive Director
Dr. Patricia Newman is a clinical child psychologist and a nationally certified school psychologist. She holds additional graduate degrees in education and special education. Dr. Newman is in private practice with Family Enrichment, Inc. and works as a medical consultant for the Nebraska Department of Disability Determination Services. Previously the family therapy service director for Catholic Charities of Omaha, Dr. Newman began working to provide educational theatre programs to students in 2000. Dr. Newman was recently awarded the YWCA Tribute to Women Award for her work in the areas of Human Service and Community Advocacy. She is also the recipient of the Nebraska School Psychologist Association’s “Psychologist of the Year” award; the Cultural Adult Program Award from the United Way of the Midlands; the Leadership Award for Prevention of Domestic Violence Programming from the YWCA; and the Community Service Award from the Jewish Federation of Omaha. Dr. Newman is the playwright of three of RESPECT’s plays.