Dr. Yvette Mallory is a licensed psychologist and registered nurse who works with adults and older adolescents. Her unique professional background has facilitated natural specializations in health psychology, trauma recovery, pain management, intimate relationships and life adjustment.
Educationally, she received her doctorate from an American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited program in Counseling Psychology at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her APPIC-approved predoctoral internship at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Counseling and Psychological Services and her postdoctoral training with a sub-specialty in health psychology at Katz Counseling and Educational Psychology. Dr. Mallory's dissertation research explored adolescent perspectives on dating violence. Dr. Mallory has completed the Level 1 Training in the Gottman Method Couples Therapy which is a research-based couples therapy approach.
Dr. Mallory has experience in a variety of settings including: outpatient community mental health facilities, outpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury, university counseling centers, inpatient psychiatric and medical units and private practice. Dr. Mallory is skilled at conducting psychological evaluations including the assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar and personality disorders, and presurgical evaluations, including bariatric and spinal cord stimulator evaluations. Dr. Mallory’s approach to treatment focuses on mind-body relationship and include Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, behavior modification, biofeedback and client-centered approaches.
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Dr. Mallory is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) (www.apa.org) and Florida Psychological Association (FPA) (www.flapsych.com). She is also a member of APA’s Division 38 (Health Psychology), Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women), and Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology).