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Dr. Horton is a licensed psychologist specializing in individual and family-based interventions for children, adolescents, and adults.  Her primary areas of specialty include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for depression and anxiety and Parent Consultation for a variety of emotional and behavioral difficulties.  Additionally, she is experienced in interventions for suicidal thoughts and behavior, nonsuicidal self-injury, bipolar disorder, and psychosis.  Dr. Horton enjoys collaborating closely with psychiatrists, teachers, family members, and other health professionals, as she has done across a variety of outpatient, school, and hospital settings.

Dr. Horton received her doctoral degree from the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she worked with children, adolescents, and adults across a variety of therapeutic settings. She completed her APA-accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology at Children’s Health, where she specialized in treating depression and suicidality. Throughout her fellowship and subsequent work as a licensed psychologist on the Children’s Health Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, Dr. Horton provided evidence-based individual, group, and family-based interventions tailored to acutely distressed youth and their families.

 

License and Education

Texas License #37338

Children’s Health / Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Suicide/Depression Specialization

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
PhD in Clinical Psychology

Rice University, Houston, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Cognitive Science