Dr. Allie Picardi, Psy.D.
Dr. Picardi, a trusted and experienced postdoctoral psychology resident, is here to guide you on your journey towards emotional well-being. With over five years of expertise in treating children, adolescents, young adults, and families, she offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet your unique needs. Whether it's individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, or parent training/education, Dr. Picardi provides a safe and supportive environment for all to navigate life's challenges. Dr. Picardi specializes in treating conditions such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), intermittent explosive disorder (IED), trauma, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adjustment disorders, and depressive, anxiety, and mood disorders. She also conducts comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational evaluations to gain deeper insights into your experiences and needs. Dr. Picardi's compassionate approach ensures that you receive the personalized care and support necessary to overcome obstacles and unlock your potential.
Dr. Picardi's expertise in treating trauma across all stages of life, including infant and preverbal trauma, sets her apart. With a trauma-informed and empathetic approach, she recognizes that every individual's journey is unique. By focusing on the intricate connection between the brain and body, she helps you understand how your experiences shape your behavior.
Dr. Picardi has a broad range of experiences working in a variety of clinical settings with diverse populations that include private practice, adolescent residential treatment, community health center, education and training, pediatric nursing home, and struggling youth and families. Dr. Picardi has experience completing full psychological batteries addressing social, behavioral, emotional, and academic functioning for children, adolescents, and adults. You can trust that your unique needs will be met with empathy and understanding.
Dr. Picardi grew up in south Florida. She graduated magna cum-laude from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2017, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She earned her Master's degree and Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Picardi completed her doctoral internship at the Youth Services Department, working at the Highridge Family Center and the Education and Training Center.
Dr. Picardi takes pride in creating a safe and inclusive space where everyone can feel comfortable being their authentic selves. Dr. Picardi is an ally to all, offering support without judgment or bias. Whether you're dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or simply looking for personal growth, Dr. Picardi provides a safe and welcoming environment for you to explore your feelings and challenges.