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About me

Passionate About Helping Others

Dr. Gayle earned her master’s and doctorate degree from the APA-accredited and NASP- approved School Psychology program at the University of Rhode Island. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and educational studies from Emory University. Her doctoral training focused on psychological and educational assessment, as well as utilizing CBT to treat anxiety, depression, behavior problems, stress, anger, and trauma. She has provided therapy and assessments in elementary and high schools located in urban and rural communities in Rhode Island, university treatment programs, juvenile correctional facilities and children hospitals. Dr. Gayle completed her pre-doctoral internship at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care in New Jersey where she conducted child and adolescent assessments, and individual, group, and family therapy. Dr. Gayle completed her post-doctoral training at , a private practice in Dallas that specializes in anxiety disorders, OCD, and psycho-education evaluations. She also worked in another private practice for two years in Addison, Texas as a licensed psychologist where she acted as the assessment supervisor and conducted psycho-educational assessments as well as individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults.

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Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialization in School Psychology, University of Rhode of Island 2018.

  • M.A. in Psychology, University of Rhode Island 2016.

  • B.A. in Psychology and Educational Studies, Emory University 2012.

Qualifications

  • Texas license #38435

  • Licensed Specialist in School Psychology #72415

  • Authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology (APIT) granted from the PSYPACT Commission. Mobility #8819.

  • Completed The International OCD Foundation, Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) 3 day intensive OCD training in 2021.

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