Gary X. Lancelotta, Ph.D., ABPP
Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
through the American Board of Professional Psychology
Director, Child Psychology Associates, South Miami, FL.
Coordinator, Pediatric Psychology Services, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL
Dr. Lancelotta is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned his Ph.D. from the University of Miami in 1989 and completed pre- and post-doctoral training at Newington Children’s Hospital in Newington, CT. Since then, he has held positions and staff appointments at Newington Children's Hospital, and the University of Connecticut's Health Science Center in Farmington, CT. More recently, Dr. Lancelotta was Senior Psychologist and Coordinator of Clinical Training in Behavioral Medicine at Miami Children's Hospital. Dr. Lancelotta’s work has focused on the development of assessment and treatment strategies for children with chronic illnesses and their families; the impact of chronic illness on children's social functioning; and development of behavioral approaches to facilitating adherence with treatment regimens of chronic disorders. Additional professional interests include psychoneuroimunology and hypnosis with children.
Dr. Lancelotta has been involved in conducting bilingual psychological assessments with children who have Spanish as a primary and/or secondary language and who have various conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety based disorders, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Expressive/Receptive Language Disorders, neurological impairments, and developmental delays. He has consulted with various pediatric medical services including the Diabetes Treatment Team, Epilepsy Team, and the Gastroenterology service. His involvement on the Feeding and Swallowing Disorder Team at Miami Children’s Hospital focused on the assessment and development of behavioral interventions to prevent long-term negative outcome for children presenting with early disrupted feeding patterns.
Dr. Lancelotta currently is the Director of Child Psychology Associates, a psychology group practice specializing exclusively in the provision of Child Clinical/Pediatric Psychology services. He coordinates the Pediatric Psychology Services at Baptist Children’s Hospital of Miami, FL, and is consulting psychologist to the Pedi-Oncology Team at Baptist Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Lancelotta is a member of the American Psychological Association, and maintains active his memberships in the Society for Pediatric Psychology, and in the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.