Frandelia Moore, Psy.D is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Applied Psychology Department. She has worked in child and adolescent mental health services for the last 20 years. Frandelia has extensive training and education as a psychologist, lecturer, and administrator that have provided her with significant experience within trauma-focused systems and historically marginalized communities of color.
Her clinical training and experience includes working with a diverse population of children, adolescents, young adults and families in residential group home settings, outpatient clinics, a homeless youth shelter, a support center, an elementary school and in clients’ homes. Frandelia has a solid foundation in conducting individual, family, co-parenting and group therapy using a variety of modalities including multicultural, cognitive behavioral, trauma focused cognitive behavioral (TF-CBT), psychodynamic, narrative and social justice theories. Her clinical work has focused on the clinical assessment and processing of clients’ trauma histories and assistance in navigating complicated institutional systems. Many of her clients struggle with symptomatology in the areas of trauma, depression, anxiety, adjustment and psychosis, while simultaneously juggling complex issues such as removal from the home, domestic and community violence, the justice system, school to prison pipeline, homophobia, and institutionalized racism. Frandelia’s research interests include mixed race identity.
Frandelia was an adjunct professor in the Applied Psychology Department at NYU since January 2017 where she taught Cross-Cultural Counseling, Internship II, Group Dynamics and Individual Counseling: Theory and process in the residential and online programs.