Psychologist
Specialization: Health

Grouping: Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers

Psychologist · Specialization: Health (Taxonomy Code# 103TH0004X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 103TH0004X
Classification Psychologist
Specialization Health
Grouping Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers
Number of Providers 345

Definition Psychologist (Health)

A psychologist who specializes in clinical health psychology that investigates and implements clinical services across diverse populations and settings to promote health and well-being and to prevent, treat, and manage illness and disability. Clinical health psychology sees health as the confluence of psychological, social, cultural, and biological factors and applies this understanding to professional activities including:
  • Research
  • Clinical service
  • Consulting with, educating, and supervising other health care providers and psychologists
  • Advising organizations, institutions, the public, and policymakers
Notes: Source: American Psychological Association, www.apa.org [1/1/2007: new, 7/1/2008: definiton added, source added, 1/1/2019: definition modified, source modified] Additional Resources: The APA specialty is "Clinical Health Psychology."

Classification Information Psychologist

All Specializations of Psychologist

Specialization Definition
General A psychologist is an individual who is licensed to practice psychology which is defined as the observation, description, evaluation, interpretation, and modification of human behavior by the application of psychological principles, methods, and procedures, for the purpose of preventing or eliminating symptomatic, maladaptive, or undesired behavior and of enhancing interpersonal relationships, work and life adjustment, personal effectiveness, behavioral health, and mental health. The practice of psychology includes, but is not limited to, psychological testing and the evaluation or assessment of personal characteristics, such as intelligence, personality, abilities, interests, aptitudes, and neuropsychological functioning; counseling, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, hypnosis, biofeedback, and behavior analysis and therapy; diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorder or disability, alcoholism and substance abuse, disorders of habit or conduct, as well as of the psychological aspects of physical illness, accident, injury, or disability; and psycheducational evaluation, therapy, remediation, and consultation. Psychological services may be rendered to individuals, families, groups and the public.
Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) A psychologist with a proficiency that involves the application of psychological treatment of addiction stemming from the use of alcohol and other psychoactive substances (e.g., nicotine, marijuana, cocaine, heroin) or behavioral addictions (e.g., gambling) with the aim of cessation or reduction of use and/or the amelioration of emotional, behavioral, interpersonal and other problems arising from the addictive behavior.
Adult Development & Aging A psychologist who specializes in geropsychology, which applies the knowledge and methods of psychology to understanding and helping older persons and their families to maintain well-being, overcome problems and achieve maximum potential during later life. Professional geropsychology appreciates the wide diversity among older adults, the complex ethical issues that can arise in geriatric practice and the importance of interdisciplinary models of care.
Clinical A psychologist who provides continuing and comprehensive mental and behavioral health care for individuals and families; consultation to agencies and communities; training, education and supervision; and research-based practice. It is a specialty in breadth — one that is broadly inclusive of severe psychopathology — and marked by comprehensiveness and integration of knowledge and skill from a broad array of disciplines within and outside of psychology proper. The scope of clinical psychology encompasses all ages, multiple diversities and varied systems.
Clinical Child & Adolescent A psychologist who develops and applies scientific knowledge to the delivery of psychological services to infants, toddlers, children and adolescents within their social context. Of particular importance to the specialty of clinical child psychology is an understanding of the basic psychological needs of children and adolescents, and how the family and other social contexts influence the socio-emotional adjustment, cognitive development, behavioral adaptation and health status of children and adolescents.
Cognitive & Behavioral A psychologist who reflects an experimental-clinical approach distinguished by use of principles of human learning and development and theories of cognitive processing to promote meaningful change in maladaptive human behavior and thinking.
Counseling A psychologist who specializes in general practice and health service. It focuses on how people function both personally and in their relationships at all ages. Counseling psychology addresses the emotional, social, work, school and physical health concerns people may have at different stages in their lives, focusing on typical life stresses and more severe issues with which people may struggle as individuals and as a part of families, groups and organizations. Counseling psychologists help people with physical, emotional and mental health issues improve their sense of well-being, alleviate feelings of distress and resolve crises. They also provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of more severe psychological symptoms.
Educational
Exercise & Sports A psychologist with a proficiency in sports psychology that uses psychological knowledge and skills to address optimal performance and well-being of athletes, developmental and social aspects of sports participation, and systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations. APA recognizes sport psychology as a proficiency acquired after a doctoral degree in one of the primary areas of psychology and licensure as a psychologist. This proficiency does not include those who have earned a doctoral degree in sport psychology but are not licensed psychologists. Sport Psychology interventions are designed to assist athletes and other sports participants (e.g., coaches, administrators, parents) from a wide array of settings, levels of competition, and ages, ranging from recreational youth participants to professional and Olympic athletes to master's level performers.
Family A psychologist whose specialty is founded on principles of systems theory with the interpersonal system of the family the focus of assessment, intervention and research.
Forensic A psychologist whose specialty is characterized by activities primarily intended to provide professional psychological expertise within the judicial and legal systems.
Group Psychotherapy A psychologist who specializes in group psychology and group psychotherapy that is an evidenced-based specialty that prepares group leaders to identify and capitalize on developmental and healing possibilities embedded in the interpersonal/intrapersonal functioning of individual group members as well as collectively for the group. Emphasis is placed on the use of group dynamics to assist and treat individual group members. The specialty is applicable to all age groups, children, adolescents, adults and older adults, for a wide variety of conditions and concerns, and in numerous and diverse settings.
Health A psychologist who specializes in clinical health psychology that investigates and implements clinical services across diverse populations and settings to promote health and well-being and to prevent, treat, and manage illness and disability. Clinical health psychology sees health as the confluence of psychological, social, cultural, and biological factors and applies this understanding to professional activities including:
  • Research
  • Clinical service
  • Consulting with, educating, and supervising other health care providers and psychologists
  • Advising organizations, institutions, the public, and policymakers
Health Service A psychologist, certified/licensed at the independent practice level in his/her state, who is duly trained and experienced in the delivery of direct, preventative, assessment, and therapeutic intervention services to individuals whose growth, adjustment, or functioning is actually impaired or is demonstrably at high risk of impairment (1974).
Men & Masculinity
Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Definition to come...
Prescribing (Medical) A licensed, doctoral-level psychologist authorized to prescribe and has undergone specialized education and training in preparation for prescriptive practice and has passed an examination accepted by the state board of psychology relevant to establishing competence for prescribing, and has received from the state board of psychology a current certificate granting prescriptive authority, which has not been revoked or suspended.
Psychoanalysis A psychologist whose specialty is distinguished from other specialties by its body of knowledge and its intensive treatment approaches. It aims at structural changes and modifications of a person's personality. Psychoanalysis promotes awareness of unconscious, maladaptive and habitually recurrent patterns of emotion and behavior, allowing previously unconscious aspects of the self to become integrated and promoting optimal functioning, healing and creative expression.
Psychotherapy
Rehabilitation A psychologist who specializes in the study and application of psychological principles on behalf of persons who have disability due to injury or illness. Rehabilitation psychologists, often within teams, assess and treat cognitive, emotional, and functional difficulties, and help people to overcome barriers to participation in life activities. Rehabilitation psychologists are involved in practice, research, and advocacy, with the broad goal of fostering independence and opportunity for people with disabilities.
School A psychologist whose specialty is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. The basic education and training of school psychologists prepares them to provide a range of psychological diagnosis, assessment, intervention, prevention, health promotion, and program development and evaluation services with a special focus on the developmental processes of children and youth within the context of schools, families and other systems. School psychologists are prepared to intervene at the individual and system level, and develop, implement, and evaluate preventive programs. In these efforts, they conduct ecologically valid assessments and intervene to promote positive learning environments within which children and youth from diverse backgrounds to ensure that all have equal access to effective educational and psychological services that promote healthy development
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Providers Information

Psychologist · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1962023168 Brand Therapy Psychological Services PC (Organization) 50 West 39th St, Suite 305, New York, NY 10018
1982224499 Krystal Maria Vanburen 4318 Berkshire St, Detroit, MI 48224-3502
1982234837 Jocelyn Sonsona 2770 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 501, Las Vegas, NV 89109-1568
1578104378 Jade Francetich 450 Broadway St., Pavilion B 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063
1396398947 Martinez Antuan Coates 1755 Palm St Bld T Apt147, Las Vegas, NV 89104
1801453758 Hathaway Sycamores Child and Family Services (Organization) 13233 Eustace St., Pacoima, CA 91331
1992362404 Ida Marie Palmer 6722 Arlington Expy # 570, Jacksonville, FL 32211-7234
1326501461 Rebecca Bridgefarmer 415 Whitney Dr, Nevada, TX 75173-8344
1508326257 Self Care Enterprises (Organization) 180 Scotland Rd Apt 8, Orange, NJ 07050-1443
1134683006 Bask Psychological Services (Organization) 2231 W Palmetto St Ste 201, Florence, SC 29501-4079
1023572229 Cassandra Denise James 100 Shellbark Way Apt 8104, Savannah, GA 31407-3970
1508349051 Suzanne Marie Wiley 607 Ironwood Ln, Anderson, IN 46011-1651
1144713157 Joanna Breyer 12 Dunstable Rd, Cambridge, MA 02138-3359
1750879383 Rosemary Klein Waltham Court Clinic, 38 Linden St., Waltham, MA 02452
1124516448 Evelyn Athena Kolidas 947 80th St, Brooklyn, NY 11228-2617
1427545953 Tiffani Betancourt 8408 N Taliaferro Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-1643
1003319104 Veronica Regueiro 1499 S Tippecanoe Ave Bldg A, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2920
1871001636 Kelly H Takasawa, Psyd LLC (Organization) 1221 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 211, Honolulu, HI 96814-3506
1578077335 Seyla Counseling Inc (Organization) 6900 Tanrsrock Lake Blvd Suite 400, Orlando, FL 32827
1538687371 Steffen Rene Klos 1808 Highway 190 W Ste C2, Deridder, LA 70634-6023

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