DesireéGallagher-Frazier, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical
psychologist. Shereceived her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort
Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at The Children’s Assessment Center (CAC) in Houstonand herpostdoctoral fellowship at the Moore Counseling
Centerin Oklahoma. After working in Houston for two years, she has relocated to the Dallas area to be closer to
family. Dr. Gallagher-Frazier has been practicing at the Coppell Counseling Center since October 2014.
During her graduate clinical training experiences, Dr. Gallagher-Frazier has developed a specialization in
working with traumatized children and adolescents, including childhood abuse, witnessing domestic violence, death of a family member, and school violence. Dr. Gallagher-Frazier has presented on
topics, such as promoting sex education in families and parental alienation syndrome. She also has clinical experience with a broad range of childhood disorders and problems, including
depression, separation anxiety, attachment disorders, ADHD, oppositional defiant behaviors, conduct disorder, trichotillomania, enuresis, and encopresis. Dr. Gallagher-Frazier primarily works
with children and adolescents and their families. She believes that positive interaction styles and effective communication increases emotional functioning and decreases behavioral problems in
children and their families.