Deborah Day

LMHC/Licensed Psychologist
Certified Family Mediator

Dr. Day received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology and is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Family Mediator, and qualified Parenting Coordinator. Dr. Day is in private practice with Psychological Affiliates, Inc., of Winter Park, Florida. Her practice specialties include forensic psychology, including divorce/parenting plan evaluations, forensic case consultations, collaborative process practice, Factitious Disorders (Munchausen By Proxy), child abuse, and criminal matters. She has testified regarding numerous psychological issues and presents professional workshops and seminars throughout the country. Dr. Day is the co-editor of the book Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome: Misunderstood Child Abuse. Her most recent publications, Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome and Child Custody Evaluations are Essential appear in the Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice. She is currently serving on the Supreme Court appointed Parenting Coordination Disciplinary Board. She served a three-year term as a member of the Florida Supreme Court ADR Rules and Policy Committee. She completed a three-year appointment to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Florida Supreme Court and seven-year appointment with the Mediation Ethics Advisory Commission. She is active in the Florida Bar’s Family Law Section, previously Vice-Chair of the Domestic Violence Committee, Continuing Legal Education (CLE Committee), and Co-Chair of Litigation Support Committee. She if the only non-lawyer on the Family Law Section’s Legislative Committee. Dr. Day is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), the Florida Psychological Association, and an affiliate member of the Florida Bar. Dr. Day is the immediate past (2015-2017) President of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (FACP) after serving as Statewide Conference Co-Chair for two years. Dr. Day is the past President of the Florida Psychological Association, Central Florida Chapter and current Ethics Chair. She is a founding board member of the Central Florida Collaborative Law Group and founding board member of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is the incoming President of the Central Florida Collaborative Law Group. She completed two terms as a founding board member of the Florida Association of Family and Conciliation Court (FLAFCC). In 2010, Dr. Day received the Family Law Section “Making a Difference” award, recognizing her commitment to volunteerism during her career. In 2011, she was honored by the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar with the Visionary Award, recognizing her long-standing commitment to Children and Family in the State of Florida. Dr. Day has extensive television and news experience. She has provided commentary for Court TV, American Health Network, CNN, and all the major network news broadcasts.

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