Seek a better life with an experienced mental health professional.
Robert Brown, Ph.D.
Dr. Brown is the Clinical Director and CEO of Pacific Clinic, Inc. and is licensed as a Hawaii Clinical Psychologist, since
March 1991. Dr. Brown established his private practice on Oahu, July 1993, under the name Pain and Stress
Management, Inc. In October 1996, he changed the corporate identity to Pacific Clinic, Inc. to emphasize a more diverse
Dr. Brown was awarded his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1972. He has been a Hospital Director in N.C., a Program Chief
at Hawaii State Hospital, a Chief Psychologist and a Director of a Post-Doctorate Program with the Rehabilitation
Hospital of the Pacific on Oahu.
Dr. Brown does Independent Psychology Exams (IPE or IME) for permanent psychological impairment. He uses brief
strategic problem solving and a solution-oriented team approach to crate positive relationships by teaching new attitudes
and behaviors while resolving old issues. Services are provided for all ages include psychological and educational testing
and assessment, forensic evaluations, individual, couple, and family psychotherapy. He specializes in anxiety and
depressive disorders, and in pain and stress management. Dr. Brown enjoys consulting with other providers and working
closely with physicians helping patients with who have become addicted or overly dependant on medication.
Pacific Clinic, Inc.
Shelly Ludolph, Psy.D.
Dr. Ludolph is a long-time resident of Kauai and joined Pacific Clinic over one year ago. Her practice focuses on
providing services to children, adolescents, adults, and families. Shelly specializes in working with children with special
needs, learning disorders and developmental disabilities. Areas of interest include working with pediatric psychology,
health psychology, teen depression, and eating disorders.
She is passionate about working with adults across a broad range of disorders such as depression and anxiety as well
as families struggling with communication issues. Shelly is a certified trainer for Scientific Learning Fast ForWord &
Brain Training programs. These programs are designed to develop and strengthen the cognitive skills of memory,
processing, and sequencing for clients with problems such as traumatic brain injury, behavioral problems in the
classroom related to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, dyslexia, and auditory processing issues.
Shelly completed her Psy.D. at Argosy University in Honolulu. Her internship was completed at Hartgrove Hospital, a
psychiatric, inpatient facility in Chicago. Additionally, she has a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, also
from Argosy University in Honolulu.
Timothy A. Stark, MBA, MA
Tim is happy to have returned to Kauai after five year absence that included living on Oahu and Pennsylvania. He recently
joined Pacific Clinic and is providing psychology services to children, adolescents, adults, and families. Much of his
training and practice has focused on children suffering from a number of disorders including those in the Autism
spectrum, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and disorders involving psychosis. Additionally, he has worked with adults
across a broad range of disorders such as depression and anxiety and families struggling communication issues.
Tim completed his internship with St. Anthony's Point in Pennsylvania and practicums with Adult Mental Health and Dr.
Acklin on Oahu. Tim attended Argosy University in Honolulu and is nearing the completion of his Psy.D. degree.
Previously, he completed a masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. He has clinical experience working with a
number of agencies in Hawaii. He also has a masters degree in business from Seattle University.
Tim also provides organizational consulting to business owners and non-profits. He has experience in a variety of
industries, including: medical services, software development, non-profits, marketing, and commercial fishing. He taught
at Kauai Community College from 2001 to 2004 and Argosy University from 2005 to 2006.