Moore Mental Health & Behavioral Services, PLLC has clinicians at all levels of experience and training. Our Licensed Psychologists are seasoned professionals with a wide array of expertise, training and experiences that is used to provide quality services to clients and direct supervision to pre-licensed clinicians as well as those that are licensed at the master-level, who are often referred to as Licensed Psychological Associates.
Licensed Psychologist (LP) are clinicians with doctoral degrees (typically PhD or PsyD) in psychology and have passed a series of exams and completed a minimum of 3,500 hours of supervised experience, with at least 1,750 hours having been received in a formal internship within a doctoral program and at least 1,750 hours received following conferral of a doctoral degree. Licensed Psychologists can practice independently.
Licensed Psychological Associates (LPA) are clinicians with master degrees in psychology and have passed a series of exams, completed six (6) semester credit hours of practicum, internship, or other structured experience within the graduate degree program, while under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. It should be noted that there are some LPA’s who can function “independently,” meaning without the supervision of a psychologist. Those who can do so will have the wording “independent practice” will indicated and will have supporting documentation. A minimum of 3,000 hours of post-graduate degree supervised experience is required for “independent practice.”
Pre-Doctoral Interns are clinicians who have finished all the of their doctoral course work and are completing their first of two years (typically 2000 hours each year) of full-time supervised experience. They are supervised by Licensed Psychologist.
Post-Doctoral Residents are clinicians with doctoral degrees (typically PhD or PsyD) in psychology and are in the process of passing a series of exams and received one year (typically 2000 hours) of full-time supervised experienced during their doctoral program. They are supervised by Licensed Psychologists.