Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent, Geriatric
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Presently, Dr. Navalta is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and a core faculty member in the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program at Boston University School of Medicine where he teaches master’s-level graduate students how to competently provide evidence-based counseling, psychotherapy, and psychological treatment. He is also an investigator and clinical research supervisor at the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute. He was formerly on staff at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital, Institute for Child Development (SUNY), May Institute, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Cambridge Health Alliance, New York University School of Medicine, McLean Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Navalta combines a developmental psychopathology framework with a systems perspective to provide evidence-based psychological treatment for children, adolescents, and adults, including behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), parent training and guidance in positive behavioral support, and trauma-informed care. His specialty areas include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); oppositional defiant disorder; autism spectrum disorder; depressive disorders; bipolar disorder; trauma and stressor-related disorders; and anxiety disorders. He also provides consultation to schools and other institutions.
Carryl P. Navalta, Ph.D. is a Massachusetts-licensed clinical psychologist and certified health service provider. Dr. Navalta received his bachelor of science in psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY). His pre-doctoral internship was at the South Shore Mental Health Center in Quincy, MA and he received post-doctoral training in the Psychology Department at UCLA and the Child Outpatient Program at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School.