Dr. Mitchell E. Spero PSY D, Psychologist

Dr. Mitchell E. Spero PSY D

Psychologist | Clinical

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12651 West Sunrise Blvd. Suite 101 Suite A Sunrise FL, 33323
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Dr. Mitch Spero, Psy.D. is a Child and Family Psychologist who currently practices in Sunrise, Florida. Dr. Spero is a reputable psychologist who is noted for his expertise in the psychological evaluation and treatment of patients of all ages. He has a video on youtube Man Trains Turtle To Do Dog Tricks, and is a prominent public speaker who is passionate about sharing his wealth of experience with others. Dr. Spero has started a company Stable Life, L.L.C. offering seminars in personal safety and basic self-defense, and he was awarded his Third Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Furthermore, he is the author of the book and game Florida The Turtle Who Thinks Hes A Dog Finds His Feelings, and is the author of a new book soon to be released, ADHD Evaluation and Treatment for the Drifters, all under the auspicious of Stable Life, L.L.C. Dr. Spero is passionate about furthering his knowledge and refining his expertise, and is highly regarded as a specialist in the treatment of emotional and behavioral problems of children and adolescents, including those suffering from ADHD, children struggling to cope with their parents' divorce, or struggling to fit in with a stepfamily. Dr. Spero has been a practicing psychologist since 1981. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1979, prior to his Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Miami in 1981. Driven to pursue further education, Dr. Spero graduated with his Psychology Doctorate in 1987 from Nova University in Broward County, Florida. He is the co-founder of the Broward County Chapter of the Stepfamily Association of America, Inc., and was the Pro Bono Evaluating Psychologist for the Elian Gonzalez case, a feature in an NBC Matt Lauer exclusive. Dr. Spero sees patients of all ages, and often provides family and relationship psychotherapy and help for adults who suffer from depression, anxiety, addictions, and substance abuse. Dr. Spero continues to provide exceptional care to his patients within his own practice, Child and Family Psychologists located in Sunrise, Florida. His passion for his work and expertise in the field of psychology is unparalleled.

Education and Training

University of Pittsburgh B.S. in Psychology 1979

University of Miami M.S. in Counseling Psychology 1981

Nova University Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology 1987

Provider Details

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Areas of expertise and specialization

Specialist in the treatment of emotional and behavioral problems of children and adolescents, including those suffering from ADHD, children struggling to cope with their parents' divorce, or struggling to fit in with a stepfamily.

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Treasurer The Florida Psychological Association 2005 - 2007
  • President Broward County Psychological Association 1993 -
  • Certified & Court Appointed Family Mediator Supreme Court of Florida -

Awards

  • Distinguished Psychologist Award 2006 The Florida Psychological Association 
  • Dr. Michael B. Spellman Award for Ethical Contributions to Psychology 2006  
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2006 The Broward County Psychological Association 
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest For Outstanding Work in the Practice of Psychology for the Public Award 2004 The Florida Psychological Association 
  • Child, Adolescent and Family Division Outstanding Member Award 2001 The Florida Psychological Association 

Dr. Mitchell E. Spero PSY D's Practice location

Practice At 12651 West Sunrise Blvd. Suite 101 (White Seahorse Entrance to Sawgrass Mills Mall)

12651 West Sunrise Blvd. Suite 101 Suite A -
Sunrise, FL 33323
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