MEd '07, Ph. D '11 | Oviedo, FL
TITLE: Chief Psychologist & Director
COMPANY: Boys Town Central Florida Behavioral Health Clinic
Jason Gallant is a proud UF-COE EduGator! He received his bachelors from FSU in psychology then attended UF for 7 years (one-year fellowship in Omaha, Nebraska) receiving his masters & doctorate in school psychology. He currently works the Chief Psychologist and director of the Boys Town Central Florida Behavioral Health Clinic. Dr. Gallant specializes in individual and family therapy, parent training, and psychological testing for children and adolescents from infancy to 19 years of age. Dr. Gallant also provides extensive behavioral assessments, community training and education on behavioral health issues, and collaborates with pediatricians, teachers, and other adult caregivers to ensure a continuity of service and care. Dr. Gallant adheres to an evidence-based model of care utilizing behavioral, cognitive behavioral, and acceptance and commitment techniques to improve client and family functioning. Dr. Gallant adopts a primary care model of practice focusing on common child and adolescent behavioral problems that include: disobedience, anxiety, parenting concerns, anger management, toileting problems, sleep/bedtime struggles, ADHD, school issues, and sadness/mood. Jason is a committed Educator and supporter of the College of Education. He currently serves of the College’s EduGator Young Alumni Council (EYAC) and has established the Dr. Jason Gallant and Mrs. Marlene Teitler Scholarship to honor the lives of Harry and Pauline Zaid which support graduate students in the School Psychology program.
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