About Me

Dr. Romilia Ramirez is a board certified psychologist specializing in children and adolescents, and maintains a private practice in Sugar Land, Texas.

With over 15 years experience as a school psychologist and as a graduate of Lehigh University, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, reading difficulties, and assessment geared toward the development of instructional strategies to improve academic difficulties. She also has a vast knowledge-training professionals (school psychologists, special education teachers, general education teachers, and diagnosticians) in a Response-to-Intervention Model.

Dr. Ramirez has published in several peer-reviewed journals.  Her research interests include, ADHD, reading interventions, assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse students. Dr. Ramirez has presented at National conferences speaking on the topics of assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Dr. Ramirez has a passion to provide support to parents and children who are looking for alternative, medication-free treatments. She integrates complementaries methodologies and techniques; review facts impacting children's mental health to help children effectively address personal life and educational challenges. She collaborates with integrative/holistic/and functional medicine doctors and experts who consider other factors that impact ones mental health - physical, spiritual, and nutritional. 

With compassion and understanding, she works with children and families to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


Ph.D. - Lehigh University
M.Ed. - Loyola University of Chicago
B.A.   - University of Illinois at Chicago

License, Certifications

Licensed Psychologist
Licensed Specialist in School Psychologist
Certified Anger Resolution Therapist

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recipient of the 2006 Paul H. Henkin Memorial Scholarship Award for Excellence in Applied Research - National Association of School Psychologists
  • 2009 - Annual Award for Outstanding Delivery of School Psychological Services Texas Association of School Psychologists

  • 2009 - Lehigh University - College of Education - Recognition for Contribution to the Field of Education

Additional Training

Certified Anger Resolution Therapist

Past and Present Professional Activities and Memberships

Assistant Professor, University of Houston,
Department of Educational Psychology
School Psychology Program

Funded Research Grants
Latino Home-School Collaboration Project
Romilia Domínguez de Ramírez – Principal Investigador
The Society for the Study of School Psychology

Getting Ready to Transition into English-Only Classrooms
Romilia Domínguez de Ramírez & Jonathan Schawartz – Principal Investigators
Faculty Research Grant Award