A member of our Behavioral Health team, Christine O’Riley, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist with 20 years of experience providing evaluation and treatment to adult patients with cognitive impairments and sleep disorders due to trauma or illnesses. She also is qualified to provide evaluations for people in court-ordered situations.
Originally from Minnesota, Dr. O’Riley received her professional training in Florida, completing a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology at Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with concentrations in Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology at Miami Institute of Psychology. She subsequently completed post-doctoral work at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, also in Miami.
A retired Army Medical Service Corps officer, Dr. O’Riley has spent the majority of her career in the context of military service in both Active Duty and Reserves. She performed in various capacities, including leadership positions at healthcare centers in the US and Germany. She was Chief Clinical Neuropsychologist at Hanau Army Mental Health Clinic in Germany, later serving several years as a clinical neuropsychologist and behavioral sleep disorders specialist at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, where she offered psychological evaluations and treatment to soldiers and other military personnel returning from combat zones. Most recently, she served Air Force members at Minot Air Force Base.
Dr. O’Riley has been active in teaching at various universities. In recent years she pursued an interest in Canon law, obtaining a master’s degree in Canon Law from KU Leuven, Belgium. She is board certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine in Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
Psychologists are motivated to understand the role of mental functions in individual and social behavior, while also exploring underlying physiological and neurological behaviors.