Lindsay Stewart, Ph.D Florida Licensed Psychologist, PY 8415 National Register Health Service Psychologist, ID 61922
Dr. Lindsay Stewart is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She previously served as the Clinical Director of Nova Southeastern University (NSU)'s Anxiety Treatment Center, where she trained graduate students in the provision of evidence-based treatments for Anxiety Disorders and OCD.
Dr. Stewart graduated with Bachelors and Masters degrees in Psychology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Upon returning home to South Florida, she completed her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Stewart's research and clinical training focused on the treatment of anxiety, OCD, depression, and trauma-related conditions. During her training, Dr. Stewart provided therapy to children and adolescents in NSU's Child and Adolescent Traumatic Stress Program. She then completed an APA-accredited, pre-doctoral internship in NSU's Trauma Resolution and Integration Program, which provides psychological services to adult survivors of childhood abuse and trauma, as well as single-incident traumas (i.e., assaults, violent crimes) and domestic violence. Within these settings, Dr. Stewart gained expertise conducting Contextual, Cognitive Behavioral, and Dialectical Behavior Therapies.
Dr. Stewart's training also included a specialization in psychological and psychoeducational testing. At Nicklaus Children's Hospital (formerly, Miami Children’s Hospital), she conducted evaluations of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems, developmental delays, complex medical problems, and learning issues. Outside of the hospital, she conducted psychological assessments and parenting competency evaluations of individuals involved in Family and Dependency Court, the Department of Juvenile Justice, and the Department of Children and Families.
Following completion of her doctoral degree, Dr. Stewart completed a specialized two year postdoctoral fellowship in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) at the University of Miami's (UM) Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program and the UM's Psychological Services Center, Anxiety Program. At UM, Dr. Stewart provided individual, group, and intensive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to children and adults with anxiety and depressive disorders. She also served as a therapist on grant-funded research projects, including the development of the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents. She also gained particular expertise conducting Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), the treatment of choice for OCD, often providing intensive outpatient services to children and adults. Dr. Stewart later served as supervisor for UM's Psychology Graduate Program, where she trained graduate students to assess and treat anxiety disorders (social anxiety, panic, excessive worry), mood, OCD and related disorders in children and adults.
For the last decade, Dr. Stewart has worked in private practice in South Florida and specialized in the provision of evidence-based treatment for social anxiety, panic, OCD, excessive worry, depression, and trauma-related issues. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Transdiagnostic CBT Treatment (via the Unified Protocols), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and mindfulness to help clients achieve wellness.