Charles Byrd, Ph.D.

Charles E Byrd, Ph.D. - Background

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Dr. Charles E. Byrd is a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Florida. He earned his master’s in 2001 and his doctorate in 2004, both from the University of Florida. Dr. Byrd’s specializations include psychological evaluation, differential diagnosis, treatment planning, and psychotherapeutic intervention with children, adults, and families. Utilizing his expertise in psychology, Dr. Byrd serves as the President and CEO of the Center for Assessment, Strategic Planning, Evaluation and Research (CASPER); as an Affiliate Faculty member with the Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; and as an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Byrd consults with a number of organizations across five states (Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, and New York), including: Brevard, Franklin, Palm Beach, Sarasota, and Volusia County School Districts; Charter Schools USA; Educate Today; and Alpha Best Education.  He is an active member of the Medical Reserve Corps; Citizen Diplomat for the Unites States Department of State, Argentinean Consulate to Geneva; and has served as a Grant Reviewer for the United States Department of Education, the New York Department of Education and the Florida Department of Education.  Dr. Byrd has authored numerous publications, and has served as Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator, or authored a number of grants totaling $40,768,813 since 2004.  He serves on a number of governing boards and participates in a number of professional associations including elected memberships in the American Psychological Association and the Society of Behavioral Medicine.  Dr. Byrd’s primary clinical interests are ADHD, anxiety disorders, child and adolescent issues, depression, and schizophrenia.


Internship - Clinical Psycholgy
Connecticut Valley Hospital

Doctorate Degree
University of Florida

Master of Science
University of Florida

Bachelor of Arts
University of North Florida