Dr. Messina & Associates

Clinical Psychologists 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. Messina & Associates, in Southlake, Texas.

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, dietitians, and other professionals to ensure his patients receive the most appropriate care.

Originally from Southern California, Dr. Messina started his career as a pastor, and then earned his Doctorate in Psychology from Alliant International University, San Diego. 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.

In addition to working with patients, Dr. Messina holds an Assistant Professor rank at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, in the Department of Medical Education in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has spoken at several universities, has provided many community and organizational trainings and lectures, and was recently featured on Business Talk Radio and the CBS show, "The Doctors”.

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Dr. Messina & Associates

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. Messina & Associates, in Southlake, Texas.

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, dietitians, and other professionals to ensure his patients receive the most appropriate care.

Originally from Southern California, Dr. Messina started his career as a pastor, and then earned his Doctorate in Psychology from Alliant International University, San Diego. 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.

In addition to working with patients, Dr. Messina holds an Assistant Professor rank at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, in the Department of Medical Education in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has spoken at several universities, has provided many community and organizational trainings and lectures, and was recently featured on Business Talk Radio and the CBS show, "The Doctors”.


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    "Dr. Messina has been a great resource for our young family. We really appreciate all of his great insight into raising a young child."

    Charles D.
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    "Dr Messina helped me so much, I went to him for a few months and he helped me deal with depression, anxiety, and low self confidence."

    Amanda F.
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    "Dr. Messina is a warm, caring and empathic psychologist."

    Heidi M.
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    "Helped my 12 year old son with some intense anxiety. Saw marked change in just 6 or 7 sessions. Very pleased.Very pleased. We now go every other week."

    Kristin H.
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    "My wife and I have definitely benefited from Dr. Messina's counseling. He helped us through some major life decisions!"

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