Dr. Roche received her doctorate in clinical psychology, with an additional specialization in lifespan developmental psychology, from the APA and CPA accredited program at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. In 1998, she moved to Houston, where she completed a pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine and a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at the Houston Psychotherapy Institute.
Dr. Roche holds an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, where she participates in the education and training of clinical psychology interns. She has served as an Instructor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and has held an additional faculty appointment at Sam Houston State University. She has presented at numerous professional conferences and in community settings and has published research in peer-reviewed journals. A wife and mother of a middle schooler, she also has her own practice, Roche + Associates.