Dr. Carmen Buffington is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. She is also credentialed as a Health Service Psychologist with the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. She received a doctor of psychology (Psy.D) degree in clinical psychology from Georgia School of Professional Psychology in Atlanta, GA. Her doctoral dissertation focused on gender-sensitive trauma treatment with cisgender male youth survivors of child maltreatment.
Throughout her supervised training, Dr. Buffington has completed psychological assessments in several private practices in Atlanta, GA. She also provided trauma therapy services to children in foster care at Devereux Treatment Network in Kennesaw, GA, and consultation and short term therapy services to children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Dr. Buffington completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship with the Houston Independent School District. Thereafter, she provided suicide prevention, crisis management, and therapy services to students as a campus-based psychologist in Houston ISD. She currently completes consultation and psychoeducational evaluations in the Special Education Department of the Spring Independent School District.
Dr. Buffington has an interest in providing psychological and psychoeducational evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults. In terms of therapy, she uses a holistic approach centering around cognitive behavioral therapy. Treatment in the areas of trauma, disruptive behavior disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, depression, anxiety, and grief can also be supported.
- Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.), Clinical Psychology, Georgia School of Professional Psychology in Atlanta, GA
- Master of Arts (MA), Clinical Psychology, Georgia School of Professional Psychology in Atlanta, GA
- Bachelor of Science (BS), Psychology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
- Licensed Psychologist
- Licensed Specialist in School Psychology
- Health Service Psychologist (The National Register of Health Service Psychologists)