Dr. Whitney received his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2001 from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (FIPP). He interned at St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center (SUNY-Stony Brook Health Sciences System) in Port Jefferson, New York (Long Island). His post-doctoral training was conducted at Henry Ford Health Systems as a pediatric neuropsychology fellow (Detroit, Michigan) and at The Connections Center as a developmental psychology fellow (Houston, Texas). In addition, Dr. Whitney was selected and completed a LEND Fellowship (URLEND) year in 2010-11.
Dr. Whitney has conducted outcome research and published on ways families can help their children cope with medical and developmental differences. He has 17 years of clinical experience working with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders, and 13 years experience working with families and children with autism and other developmental disabilities, this includes escape / avoidance behaviors like gaming addiction, internet addiction, school refusal, and oppositional or noncompliant behaviors.
Dr. Whitney works with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults and their families in which problems with self-regulation, relational development, cognitive dysfunction, self-concept issues, and information processing difficulties are present. Dr. Whitney is currently in private practice in the Atlanta Georgia (North Fulton County) area. Dr. Whitney is also adjunct faculty at Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He consults with attorneys in cases heard in superior courts as an expert witness. Dr Whitney lectures at hospitals, residential facilities, and school districts throughout the country on behavior assessment, management, and neuropsychological issues. Dr. Whitney resides with his wife, Jane and children in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Tyler T. Whitney, Psy.D.