Michelle B. Moore, Psy.D.


Michelle B. Moore, Psy.D. (2009, Clinical Psychology, Pace University; 2009 Post-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Fellow, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Department of Psychiatry):  Dr. Moore is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at LSUHSC and serves as Training Director of the Psychology Internship Program.  She specializes in complex trauma, infant, child and adolescent mental health as well as school based populations.  Dr. Moore received her master’s degree in School Psychology and her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Pace University in New York, NY.  She provides outpatient services at the LSU Behavioral Sciences Center and oversees psychology trainees at the Algiers Behavioral Health Center.  She also provides consultation and evaluation services to charter schools in the New Orleans area.  Her interests include the psychological effects of complex trauma on children, adults and families in both outpatient and school settings as well as best practices in training and education for psychologists.  In addition to her clinical role, Dr. Moore serves as the Director for the Human Behavior and Development Course taught to 1st year medical students. Through medical student research initiatives, she is also working on research to further understand the mental health needs of Asian American medical students.  In regards to service to the profession, she was appointed to the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists in 2019 and currently serves as a Board Member.  Dr. Moore has served on the Louisiana Psychological Association Executive Council, is active in various divisions of APA as well as committees in the School of Medicine at LSUHSC. She currently serves as a Co-Chair for the Women's Affairs Commitee as well as the Faculty Development Committee in the School of Medicine.

Recent publications:

Moore, M.B. (in press). A journey through loss and shifting perspectives. Families, Systems, & Health. 

Townsend, M.H., Moore, M.B., & Poe, L. (2021). Categorical Psychiatry and Predoctoral Psychology Interns’ Perceptions of Professional Identity and Practice: Results of a Survey at the Start and Completion of a Year of Interprofessional Education. Academic Psychiatry.

Yang, D., Oral, E., Kim, J., Craft, T. & Moore, M.B. (2021). Depression and Perceived Social Support in Asian American Medical Students. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-021-01043-2 

Moore, M., Poe, L., Walker, C., & Craft, T. (2020). Utilizing Community Partners to Enhance Quality Intern Training. Collaborations: A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice, 3(1): 19, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.33596/coll.53 

Hines, E.N., Thompson, S.L., Moore, M.B., Dickson, A.B., & Callahan, K.L. (2020). Parent-child separation due to incarceration: Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment considerations. Zero to Three, 40(4), 22-29.


Moore, M. B. (December 2014). Colorful Emotions: A Workbook to Help Children Express Their Feelings. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 

Available on Amazon!

Contact Dr. Moore at mbacon@lsuhsc.edu