Brooke Foris, Psy.D.
Dr. Brooke Foris earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University (NSU), an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program. She completed her internship and post-doctoral residency at Chrysalis Health, an outpatient community mental health center located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, primarily focusing on the assessment and treatment of sexual abuse victims and juvenile offenders. Dr. Foris also completed a 4 month rotation at 3 of the adolescent residential facilities, including one male sexual specific home, during the course of her internship while also running weekly multidisciplinary assessment team meetings for child-on-child sexual abuse cases reported in Broward County. During her residency, Dr. Foris provided outpatient therapeutic services to youth and adults as well as families, and conducted comprehensive psychosexual and psychological evaluations.
Dr. Foris started a private practice while also serving as the Director of Clinical Training for Chrysalis Health in which she managed the NSU-affiliated pre-doctoral internship and practicum programs, oversaw the assessment department, developed a post-doctoral residency program, and developed 5 sexual specific group therapy curriculums for children, adolescents and parents. Dr. Foris also assisted with the accreditation process for the South Florida Consortium Internship Program (SFCIP), which was granted a 7-year APA accreditation in early 2015. Her clinical expertise resides in the utilization of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) as well as the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents exhibiting sexualized and disruptive behavior. She also has forensic experience in conducting competency evaluations for adults, psychosexual evaluations (with risk assessment) for juveniles, and working collaboratively with attorneys and court personnel. Dr. Foris is also a Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health Counselors (MHC) , and currently holds professional membership in the American Psychological Association (APA), Florida Psychological Association (FPA), Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), and is on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (FATSA).