Dr. Tracy Mallett

Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Dr. Tracy Mallett is the Clinical Director of Florida Family Options, Inc. She is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Florida State Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, and a certified instructor in Safe Crisis Management. She is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a member of the American Psychological Association, and a member of the Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She has been working with children and families for over 15 years. Dr. Tracy holds a Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from Spalding University's APA-accredited School of Professional Psychology, in Louisville, KY. Additionally, she holds a Master of Arts in Psychology from Spalding University. She also holds a Master of Arts in Journalism, with an emphasis in Public Relations, from Marshall University, in Huntington, W.V.

Dr. Tracy began her career in mental health by working with children and families who had been separated due to abuse and neglect issues. She worked with children placed out of their homes of origin in several locations, including Golden Girl Group Home in Ceredo, W.V.; Maryhurst Residential Treatment Program in Louisville, Kentucky; and Bellewood Home for Children in Louisville, Kentucky. At Bellewood, Dr. Tracy also served as residential staff trainer in Safe Crisis Management.

At R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Education, Adaptation, Change, and Health) of Louisville, Dr. Tracy provided in-home therapy to foster children struggling with behavioral and developmental problems, and offered strengths-based family support and therapeutic intervention to their foster families. She also conducted intake evaluations and conducted preplacement homestudies.

Dr. Tracy's research and clinical interests include families and children involved in therapeutic foster care; oppositional defiant disorder in children; and attachment process and disorders. She works extensively with children and families in blended family situations. Although she uses an eclectic orientation to best meet the needs of a broad client base, she prefers to work from a strengths-based perspective, assisting clients in harnessing their own abilities to establish and pursue their goals.

You may email Dr. Tracy at familyoptions@gmail.com, or call (954) 665-4115.