Resident in Psychology
Brooke Bowie Fitzgerald is a Resident in Psychology in the state of Virginia working toward becoming a Licensed Professional Psychologist. Brooke earned her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from James Madison University in 2017, her M.S. in Applied Psychology and her A.S. in Deaf Studies in 2020, and her PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Forensics in 2023.
Brooke has been providing a wide range of psychological services since entering the field in 2017 which includes jail re-entry services, jail-based individual and group therapy for mental health and substance use disorders, court-ordered restoration to competency, mental health case management, psychosocial rehabilitation, psychological assessments (intellectual and personality), as well as inpatient and outpatient individual, group, couple, and family therapy. Brooke completed her practicum and internship to earn her PhD working and leading the intern team at Centra Health to provide both inpatient and outpatient therapy and assessment services.
Brooke’s approach to therapy is integrative and informed by empirical research on cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, trauma-focused therapy, mindfulness, as well as attachment and relationships with a large emphasis on the unique working alliance developed with each client individually. The goal is your growth, exploration, and development of skills, all in a safe and comfortable environment.
Certifications: Trauma Supportive and Trauma Informed Individual, Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), QMHP-A, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Adult and Youth Daily Living Assessments, Adult Outpatient Competency Restoration, Trauma Focused CBT, CITI Doctoral Student Researchers, Therapeutic Group Strategies for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities,
Memberships: Psi Chi, American Psychological Association (APA), Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP)