Dr. Chrissy Stabler is a Licensed Psychologist who specializes in evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and emerging adults. She has extensive experience in the treatment of anxiety, depression, social skill deficits, trouble with emotion regulation, attention/focus concerns, and difficulty with transitions. She also works with children and parents to address externalizing behaviors. She helps clients develop an awareness of their emotions and behaviors, learn appropriate coping skills, improve interpersonal/social functioning, and improve overall life satisfaction.
Dr. Stabler takes a systems approach to treatment of children, incorporating parents, teachers, and other caregivers in treatment when beneficial. She has extensive experience working with schools and can conduct classroom observations and in-school behavior modification plans for children struggling in the school setting.
Chrissy B. Stabler, Ph.D.
Dr. Stabler received her bachelors degree in Child Development and Psychology (double major) from Florida State University before starting at The University of Southern Mississippi for graduate training. She received her Master's in Arts and Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship training at Baylor College of Medicine where she worked as part of the consultation and liaison team at Ben Taub General Hospital. She also trained at DePelchin Children's Center conducting evaluations and providing treatment for children and families who have been exposed to trauma. She was also part of a multidisciplinary team to conducted Autism evaluations and provided treatment for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders while at DePelchin. These training environments included experience in the following settings: inpatient, residential, intensive out-patient program (IOP), and outpatient.
She spent most of her early career working as part of an outpatient group practice in New Orleans, Louisiana. During this time, Dr. Stabler spent her time consulting with schools and providing therapy and evaluation for children, adolescents, and emerging adults. While in schools, Dr. Stabler assisted school faculty with behavior and classroom management and worked as part of Student Assistant Teams (SAT) to address child specific difficulties. She also provided school wide training on behavior management and emotional/learning differences in the classroom.
She is a proud mother of two children and returned to her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida with her husband and children to be closer to family and love ones. She is currently licensed in Louisiana and Florida.