Michael Messina, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist located in Southlake, TX

About Dr. Messina

Michael Messina, PsyD, is a compassionate clinical psychologist who takes an approach called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help patients lead healthier, more productive lives. He works with children, adolescents, and adults with emotional and behavior problems at his private practice, Dr. Michael Messina, in Southlake, Texas. 

Originally from Southern California, Dr. Messina earned his Doctorate in Psychology from Alliant International University, Irvine. He also completed a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. Dr. Messina is a licensed psychologist in Texas and California as well as a national doctoral-level board-certified behavior analyst. 

Dr. Messina has a thoughtful, sincere approach to therapy. He specializes in treating problems like anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and associated issues in relationships. He also treats child behavior problems, such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He collaborates with psychiatrists, dieticians, and other professionals to ensure his patients receive the most appropriate care. 

In addition to working with patients, Dr. Messina is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He’s taught graduate and undergraduate courses in applied behavior analysis and cognitive behavioral therapy, has spoken at many universities, and was recently featured on the CBS show, "The Doctors."

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Dr. Michael Messina

Michael Messina, PsyD, is a compassionate clinical psychologist who takes an approach called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help patients lead healthier, more productive lives. He works with children, adolescents, and adults with emotional and behavior problems at his private practice, Dr. Michael Messina, in Southlake, Texas. 

Originally from Southern California, Dr. Messina earned his Doctorate in Psychology from Alliant International University, Irvine. He also completed a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. Dr. Messina is a licensed psychologist in Texas and California as well as a national doctoral-level board-certified behavior analyst. 

Dr. Messina has a thoughtful, sincere approach to therapy. He specializes in treating problems like anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and associated issues in relationships. He also treats child behavior problems, such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He collaborates with psychiatrists, dieticians, and other professionals to ensure his patients receive the most appropriate care. 

In addition to working with patients, Dr. Messina is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He’s taught graduate and undergraduate courses in applied behavior analysis and cognitive behavioral therapy, has spoken at many universities, and was recently featured on the CBS show, "The Doctors."


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Dr. Michael Messina
1500 Corporate Circle, Suite 7
Southlake, TX 76092
Phone: 817-533-4338
Fax: 817-382-3749
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817-533-4338