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Charles B. Winick, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Florida License #PY0004966

Charles B. Winick, Psy.D. has a professional career involving both clinical work and forensic work.

In his clinical work, Dr. Winick helps children, adolescents, and adults achieve their true potential and gain greater satisfaction from their lives. He offers psychological evaluations and psychotherapy as a means to assess and treat individuals. Dr. Winick works with children diagnosed with problems such as Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Oppositonal Defiant Disorder, Eating Disorders, Depression, and Anxiety. He also treats adults with Alcohol and Substance abuse problems, Anxiety, Phobias, inability to control anger, and Depression. His clinical practice specializes in, but is not limited to, psychological evaluation and psychotherapy with children with school-related problems.

Dr. Charles Winick is affiliated with The Psych Team. The Psych Team is a multi-disciplinary mental health practice. The Psych Team was formed in 1990 and has developed an excellent reputation in the community. Dr. Winick has a mutual referral relationship with the other mental health practitioners of The Psych Team. Thus, if Dr. Winick is unable to see a person for any reason, he will refer the person to a skilled Psych Team clinician. Also, on occasion, Dr. Winick may refer the family member(s) of a current patient to another clinician. Dr. Winick's affiliation with The Psych Team enables close communication between the clinicians who are working together to help the same family.

In his forensic work, Dr. Winick conducts forensic psychological evaluations geared toward answering legal questions focusing on whether an individual has some type of impairment. His evaluations are conducted within the context of the relevant legal statutes which allows the court to easily apply the conclusions to legal decision-making. Dr. Winick completes competency to proceed evaluations, child custody evaluations, termination of parental rights evaluations, mental state at the time of the offense evaluations, and assessment of treatment needs. His forensic work specializes in, but is not limited to, violence risk assessment.

Dr. Charles B. Winick received his Bachelors of Science in Clinical Psychology at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his Masters and Doctoral Degrees at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. While at Nova, he assisted teaching Psychological Testing and Report Writing at the doctoral level. Dr. Winick joined the American Psychological Association as a student affiliate and is currently a member of the American Psychological Association, APA Division 41 (American Psychology - Law Society), the Florida Psychological Association, and the Broward County Psychological Association. .

Dr. Winick has been practicing in the south Florida area since 1991. In addition to his clinical and forensic work, he has an adjunct faculty appointment at Nova Southeastern University. In the past, Dr. Winick had an adjunct faculty appointment at Broward Community College where he taught psychology classes to undergraduates. Dr. Winick is the author of a book chapter on risk assessment in domestic violence cases and a journal article about conducting play therapy with an autistic child. Dr. Winick has made psychology presentations, related to his work, in both the United States and Europe.

Dr. Winick's Publications:

  • Kenny, M., Dinehard, L., & Winick, C. (2016). Child centered play therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In A. Drewes and C. Schaefer (Eds). Play Therapy in Middle Childhood (pp. 257-274). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Kenny, M., Alvarez, K., Donohue, B. & Winick, C. (2008). Overview of behavioral assessment with adults. In M. Hersen and J.Rosqvist (Eds). Handbook of
    psychological, assessment, case conceptualization and treatment
    . (pp 3-25). New York: John Wiley and Sons.
  • Kenny, M. and Winick, C. (2003).  Reporting allegations of sexual abuse that occur within the context of child custody evaluations.  Florida Psychologist, 54, (2), 12-13.
  • Winick, C. (2003). BCPA Offers Four Special Awards at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Broward County Science Fair. In Broward County Psychologist Newsletter, 24, (2), 2
  • Winick, C. (2002). Balancing a clinical and forensic practice. In Broward Psychologist Newsletter, 22, (1), 1-3
  • Winick, C. & Kenny, M. (2001) Risk Assessment in domestic violence. In Daya Sandhu (Ed.), Faces of Violence: Psychological Correlates, Concepts and Harm Reduction Strategies, 319-335. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Kenny, M.C. & Winick, C.B. (2000) "An Integrative Approach to Play Therapy with an Autistic Child". The International Journal of Play Therapy. 9, (1), 11-33.
  • Winick, C.B. (2000). Book review of Stalkers and Their Victims. Expert Evidence: Behavioral Science in Legal Context, 7: 233-235.

Dr. Winick's presentations:

  • Winick, C. (2011). Building a Successful Private Practice: Managed Care Considerations and Carving a Niche. Florida Psychological Association Summer Conference. West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Winick, C. & Kenny, M. (2006). Learning Disabilities: Identification, Assessment, and Counseling Strategies. Florida Psychological Association summer conference. Sarasota, FL.
  • Hartman, P., Gross, A., & Winick, C. (2003). Psychological Testing in Child Custody & Dependency Evaluations. The Law-Psychology Association of South Florida. Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
  • Winick, C. & Kenny, M. (2002). Domestic Violence Workshop. The North Central Florida Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association: Community Education Series. Gainesville, Florida.
  • Winick, C. & Kenny, M. (2002). Working with Families of Divorce: Understanding and Conducting Child Custody Evaluations and Psychotherapy with Children of Divorced Homes. Florida Psychological Association summer conference. St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • Callahan, D., Erickson, K., Bacher, N., Bernstein, A, Shir, J., Kenny, M., Winick, C., Zimmerman, M., & Barnett, J. (2002). This Wasn't Talked About in School! Mentoring the Young Psychologist. American Psychological Association: 110th Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Winick, C. Forensic Evaluation of Stalkers. XXVII International Congress of Psychology. July, 2000. Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Winick, C. (1999). Child Custody Evaluations. Broward County Psychological Association. May, 1999, Hollywood, Florida.

Dr. Winick's Memberships:

  • Law-Psychology Association of South Florida
  • American Psychological Association
  • Florida Psychological Association
  • Broward County Psychological Association
  • Association of Broward County Mediators
  • Affiliate Member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar
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