Dr. Carle is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been in practice for over 25 years.  She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology in 1993.  She completed her residency in Clinical Psychology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.   Dr. Carle received her Master of Science degree from Memphis State University and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Carle has worked at a variety of outpatient behavioral health settings including: Western Missouri Mental Health Center, Crittenton Children's Center, Midwest Christian Counseling Center, KVC Behavioral HealthCare and Responsive Centers for Psychology and Learning.

Dr. Carle is a member of the Association for Play Therapy.