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. She is trained in SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions; Yale Child Studies Center), an evidence-based parent-based treatment program for parents of children with anxiety and/or OCD, and provides SPACE both individually and in group settings. 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. She is able to practice telepsychology in any/all PSYPACT-participating states.
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