Terri Mortensen, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Terri Mortensen is a licensed clinical psychologist who has extensive experience in treating children, adolescents, adults, and families.
manages and conducts treatment in areas that include childhood trauma and abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, anger management, autism, school-related difficulties, behavior disorders, self-esteem, adjustment difficulties, and parenting issues.
has found success in using Applied Behavior Analysis for the treatment of autism in children.
specializes in conducting comprehensive psychological, psychoeducational, and developmental assessments.
These specialties are available to children, adolescents, and adults.
When selecting a psychological assessment, Dr. Mortensen
considers the specific needs of each patient.
carefully chooses from an array of assessments including evaluations of attention, achievement, intelligence, adaptive functioning, personality, developmental delays, and emotional functioning.
enjoys working in a variety of settings including advocacy centers, community mental health centers, schools, university clinics, and residential treatment centers.
Within these settings, she
has shared her
expertise with a culturally and ethically diverse clientele.
provides individual, group, and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults.
group therapy focuses on parent training, social skills, trauma recovery, and anger management for children and adolescents.
Dr. Mortensen earned her Bachelor's Degree in psychology from Iowa State University.
She continued her education at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Atlanta where she obtained her Master's and Doctoral Degrees in clinical psychology.
In addition to her current private practice, Dr. Mortensen is a professor and clinical supervisor at Nova Southeastern University's Fischler School of Education and Human Services.
She also teaches as an adjunct professor at the University's Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and Center for Psychological Studies.
affiliations include the American Psychological Association
(APA) and the Florida Psychological Association