Dr. Debra Moore
Dr. Debra Moore is the Founder and Director of Fall Creek Counseling Associates.
She wears many hats, including those of clinical director and supervisor, psychotherapist and counselor, author, and public speaker.
After receiving her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the University of Toledo in 1980, Dr. Moore moved to Sacramento to begin a postdoctoral internship with the University of California Davis Medical Center.
fell in love with the community, deciding to open a private practice here upon completion of her
As the nature of the practice has evolved, so has it's name.
Earlier known as Debra Moore, Ph.D. & Associates, her
practice has been known as Fall Creek Counseling Services since the mid 1990s.
Fall Creek Counseling Associates
has been approved by the California Psychology Internship Council
as a site for advanced training and continues to attract the finest pre- and postdoctoral candidates from respected colleges and universities.
has had the honor of supervising and training dozens of graduate level therapists, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers in their own practices throughout the country.
has a mission to provide the highest quality psychological services to our community.
also believes in the basics of returning calls promptly, speaking in plain English instead of professional jargon, and working with clients, parents and families as a collaborative team.
interest in meeting various levels of needs, Dr. Moore
has endeavored to provide a website of useful resources, including informative articles and book reviews, links to various services offered in the local community, and links to other websites delivering helpful information on a broad range of concerns.
has a passion for reaching out to the public in her
writing and community talks on a wide range of mental health issues.
also has a talent for developing innovative services that respond to unmet mental health needs in the community.
Dr. Moore is a respected leader in her profession, having served several terms as President of the Sacramento Valley Psychological Association as well as Community Liaison Chairperson for that association and the communities it serves.
Having written the column "Senior Wellness" for many years for Senior Magazine, and "The Doctor is In" for the Roseville Press-Tribune, she is now a regular columnist for the Roseville Style Magazine, where she contributes "He Said...She Said...", which addresses common issues faced by couples in today's complex world.
spare time Dr. Moore
enjoys getting away to the mountains and traveling throughout the world to learn about different cultures.
values continual learning, nature, and the kindness of strangers.
continues to practice (as in still working on it:) patience, tolerance, and slowing down.
enjoys tending her
garden, playing piano and even manages to make it to an occasional yoga or Zumba class.