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Timothy Scala, Psy.D., C.F.C.

Timothy Scala

Assistant Professor/Licensed Clinical Supervisor
Program Director; B.S. In Recreational Therapy
Department of Justice and Human Services
(954) 262-8705
Mailman-Hollywood 320


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Timothy Scala, Psy.D., is an Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreational Therapy in Nova Southeastern University’s Department of Justice and Human Services. He is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Supervisor at the School-related Psychological Assessments and Clinical Interventions (SPACI) clinic within the College of Psychology. He received his Doctoral and Masters Degrees in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelors of Science Degree in psychology from Florida State University. Dr. Scala is also a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American College of Forensic Examiners in which he is a Certified Forensic Consultant (CFC).

Dr. Scala also supervises doctoral level psychology students, interns, and postdoctoral residents within the College of Psychology in the areas of assessment and intervention. He has had experience providing individual, family, and group therapy, as well as conducting psychological, vocational, and forensic evaluations at a variety of community mental health centers, educational facilities, and through private practice work in the South Florida area. His professional/clinical interests include psychological and psychoeducational assessment, working with the child and adolescent population, behavior modification, anxiety/depression, stress management, and family counseling. He has conducted research and was vital in obtaining grant funding in the areas of adolescent issues, parent training, and working with United States Veterans.  His work with victims/survivors of torture and presenting nationally on this topic has been helpful in providing supportive and therapeutic services to this population locally and nationwide.

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