Dr. Joseph White

Dr. Joseph White earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, a program recently named “Outstanding Clinical Child Psychology Program” by the American Psychological Association. At the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. White completed a program in the assessment and treatment of childhood neurodevelopmental disabilities. Dr. White’s pre-doctoral internship in clinical child psychology was completed at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, and his post-doctoral fellowship at Scott and White Clinic.

Dr. White is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He is recognized by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and is board certified in sexual abuse by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

Dr. White has presented training workshops to other psychologists and therapists at the American Psychological Association, Texas Psychological Association and other conferences, and has served on Austin Mayor Will Wynn’s Mental Health Task Force.

Dr. White’s primary areas of focus include adjustment difficulties, coping with anxiety, phobias and traumatic experiences, sensory-behavioral issues, frequent toileting accidents, chronic pain, and concerns about cognitive, social, or emotional development.

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