Natalie Gallo, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center on Child Abuse and Neglect. Ms. Gallo received her Master of Education in Professional Counseling from the University of Oklahoma in 2016. Her clinical experiences include evidence-based interventions for children with disruptive behavior disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder and other trauma-related disorders, children with problematic sexual behavior, and selective mutism. Ms. Mitten also serves as the Clinical Director for CCAN’s Program for Adolescents with Problematic Sexual Behavior (PSB-A).
Ms. Gallo is a nationally certified therapist in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents impacted by trauma and their parents or caregivers, facilitates trainings with the Oklahoma TF-CBT training team on trauma-focused assessments and advanced implementation of TF-CBT, is a certified provider in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), ), an evidence-based treatment for young children with disruptive behavior disorders, and a certified therapist in PCIT for Selective Mutism (PCIT-SM) an evidence- based treatment for youth are selectively mute due to severe social anxiety.
Ms. Gallo is a lead trainer in the University of Oklahoma Problematic Sexual Behavior – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy™ (PSB-CBT™) model, in which she provides national training and consultation in the PSB-CBT™ adolescent age model, assists with the initial assessment of needs and design a training plan to facilitate teams use of the evidence-based program, collaborative care, and engagement of stakeholders. She recently co-wrote an update to the PSB-CBT-Adolescent Treatment manual with Drs. Schmidt and Galsky of NCSBY. (Schmidt, Gallo, & Galsky 2021).