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Dr. Nussbaum is a Florida licensed clinical psychologist. He is a Board Certified Professional Counselor and a Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association. He also holds the distinguished privilege of being a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, a Diplomate of the National Center for Crisis Management, as well as being a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress.
He received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. He then completed both his Masters degree and received his Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL in 2002. He completed an internship at the Bay Pines Veteran’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL and his post-doctoral training at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, FL. He served as Chief of the residential rehabilitation program at the Orlando VA Healthcare Center and was responsible for expanding that program from 30 beds to 60 beds. During his time in Orlando he was appointed adjunct professor of psychology at Valencia Community College.
He returned to Tampa in 2005 to accept a full-time position in the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinic at the James A. Haley VA treating combat veterans. In 2008 he began working in a satellite clinic of the hospital, located in Zephyrhills, where he continues to treat combat veterans with PTSD.
In addition to serving those from all walks of life, Dr. Nussbaum offers comprehensive services to professionals, who he views as a highly underserved group. In addition to general psychological services, he’s one of the few psychologists in the area who provide office-based treatment for professionals dealing with addictions, depression, and other difficulties.
Dr. Nussbaum is also available for supervision of post-doctoral psychologists seeking licensure.