Doyle K. Pruitt, PhD, LCSW-R
Dr. Pruitt is a psychotherapist in private practice with 19years of experience. Her clinical practice has included a specialized focus on children, youth, and families; interpersonal trauma; and juvenile delinquency in both community based and residential settings. Dr. Pruitt serves as a forensic evaluator and expert witness for victims and perpetrators of sexual abuse, consultant on trauma informed care and intervention practices to child welfare organizations and adult treatment facilities, and clinical supervisor to graduate level practitioners and students. Dr. Pruitt’s research focuses on the grooming behaviors of adult sex offenders, differential impact trauma has on individuals, and various interventions intended to address this. She has presented at state, national, and international conferences, and has authored peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters related to trauma and sexual aggression.