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Lacey Ellis, PhD, specializes in clinical child and adolescent psychology at Ochsner Health. Dr. Ellis received her undergraduate and doctorate degree in psychology at Louisiana State University and completed an internship as well as a postdoctoral fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. Dr. Ellis is a licensed psychologist and is board-certified in behavior analysis. Dr. Ellis has over fifteen years of experience working with children in both clinical and school settings. She is the founder and former clinical director of Ochsner Health Center for Children - Live Oak. She currently serves as director of the Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development at Ochsner. Dr. Ellis has worked in both the public and private school settings with teachers and school personnel as a consultant to design effective behavioral and academic interventions for students. Additionally, Dr. Ellis has provided outpatient psychological and behavioral services to both typically developing children as well as children with special needs in a variety of clinical settings. Dr. Ellis is active in several community organizations and professional associations and is a past president of the Louisiana Psychological Association. She currently serves as a Federal Advocacy Coordinator for the state of Louisiana for the American Psychological Association. Dr. Ellis enjoys providing therapeutic services to children and families across the Gulf South region as well as advocating for mental health policy at both the state and federal level.

Medical Education

Louisiana State University Baton Rouge: 2009