Candace Allen-Staten, Psy.D.
Dr. Allen-Staten earned a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Dayton (UD) in 2002. At UD, she received training in providing individual and group therapy to children and adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbances and in conducting empirical research. Dr. Allen-Staten earned her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University, School of Professional Psychology (WSU-SOPP) in 2007.
At WSU-SOPP, Dr. Allen-Staten was trained in providing individual, group, and family therapy to adolescent and adult clients with a wide range of diagnoses, including trauma and grief. In 2007, Dr. Allen-Staten completed a Pre-Doctoral Psychology Internship at the University of California, Davis Children’s Hospital CAARE (Child and Adolescent Abuse, Resource, Evaluation Diagnostic and Treatment) Center in Sacramento, California.
At the CAARE Center, Dr. Allen-Staten received specialized training in providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and individual, group, and family therapy with children and adolescents with histories child physical abuse, child sexual abuse, and neglect. Also at the CAARE Center, Dr. Allen-Staten was trained in completing Child Welfare Evaluations and Full Battery Psychological Evaluations.
During her post-doctoral training/employment, Dr. Allen-Staten completed Disability Evaluations in California for persons of all ages and Full Battery Psychological Evaluations and Parent Fitness Evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults in Georgia.