Scarlett Black, Psy.D., LPC, RPT
Dr. Black joined Center for Discovery in early 2018. Dr. Black earned her doctorate degree in clinical psychology at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology with a specialization in child and pain management. She is a licensed professional counselor and registered play therapist. She has also completed her training in EMDR and is working towards certification. Dr. Black completed her clinical internship in New York at Sagamore Children’s Psychiatric
Center and has extensive experience working in the field of psychology with diverse populations in residential, inpatient and outpatient facilities across the United States. She oversaw several schools in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) South Region, providing crisis intervention and counseling services to at-risk youth and their families. Dr. Black has since
relocated to Florida where she has worked with treatment centers, providing evidence-based practices that address substance abuse disorders, complex trauma, grief and loss, mood disorders, and anger management for both adolescents and adult patients. Dr. Black is continually pursuing growth and strongly believes that whatever the mind can perceive you can achieve. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and Association of Play Therapy. She strives to create a safe and supportive atmosphere for all
patients to foster insight and create lasting change.