psychologist | speaker | therapist | new orleans-based | louisiana & texas licensed
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I formerly served as the Psychological Services Manager for Inpatient Psychiatry at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas (CMCD). In this role, I provided therapy and supervised other therapists who conducted therapies (individual, group, and family) for all inpatients and partially hospitalized children and adolescents. During my tenure, I also served as an integral team member and Lead Psychologist that secured the first only Disease Specific Certification for the treatment of eating disorders at a pediatric hospital by the Joint Commission. Local media outlets featured my expertise in working with adolescents with challenging issues:
I prioritize community outreach by speaking with teens and younger children at area schools on the topics of eating disorders, developing healthy body image, and coping.
I earned my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (UTSW), where I trained at the following sites:
I then received extensive training in complex disorders as a postdoctoral fellow in Clinical Child Psychology at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas (CMCD). I also earned a Master’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University with an emphasis on Media Studies. I received myr Bachelor of Arts from Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee.
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