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Elizabeth Magro

Associate professor

Office

813-463-7161
emagro@argosy.edu

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Florida, 1997
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology,Florida School of Professional Psychology, 2001
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology,Florida School of Professional Psychology, 2005

Biography

Dr. Magro is an Associate Professor and serves as the lead instructor for the Family and Couples Therapy concentration. She has clinical expertise in the areas of psychological assessment, crisis intervention, individual and family therapy, and consultation in the schools. Dr. Magro has worked in inpatient settings, community mental health and substance abuse centers, the public school system and private practice. She currently maintains a part-time private practice where she provides individual and family therapy with children, adolescents and adults. A portion of her practice focuses on psychological assessment of learning disabilities, behavioral disorders in children, autism spectrum disorders, and providing comprehensive evalautions for disability accommodations. Dr. Magro has a distinct therapeutic interest in assisting families as they cope with emotional and behavioral disorders within the family system as well as crisis intervention in families. She has extensive experience and interest in working with conduct disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and assisting families and couples through the divorce process. Dr. Magro has also clinically supervised graduate and post-doctoral students in the public school setting.

Expertise

  • Couples/Family Assessment & Treatment
  • Adolescent Assessment & Treatment
  • Consultation in the Schools
  • Ethics and Professional Issues

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Florida Psychological Association

Presentations

  • Magro, E. & Berrios, C. (2013, November). Understanding the Culture of Poverty: Interventions for Clinical Practice.. Presentation at the Diversity Summit at the Florida School of Professional Psychology in Tampa, FL.
  • Rosen, E, Magro, E. & Jones, J. (2013, June). Working with children and families in high-conflict divorce. Presentation at the 3rd Annual Families and Couples Conference at the Florida School of Professional Psychology in Tampa, FL.
  • Magro, E. (February 2011). Understanding Mental Health Needs in the Classroom: A review of frequently occurring mental health disorders and interventions for the school setting. Presentation to faculty members in Pinellas County Schools, FL.