Dr. Tim Tays, Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy, Psychologist, Scottsdale, Depression, Anxiety, The Chameleon Complex, Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist, East Valley, Counselor, Adjustment  Disorder, Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Impression Management, Worry, Stress, Trauma, Obsessions, Compulsions, Panic, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Sad, guilty, lonely  

Kierland Business Center
15849 N. 71st St., Suite 100
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
Ph: (480) 281-1478

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Dr. Timothy Tays

2002 Licensed Clinical Psychologist
     State of Arizona #3519

2000 PhD, Clinical Psychology
     *Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA
     *APA and WASC fully accredited
     *Dissertation: Effect of Anesthesia Crisis Resource
      Management Training on Perceived Self-Efficacy

1998 MS, Clinical Psychology
     *Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA

1989 Teacher Certification in English
     *University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
     *Curriculum & Instruction in Multicultural Teacher

1988 MA, English/Creative Writing
     University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1983 BGS, English/Creative Writing
     University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS


Published textbook chapters and in professional journals, newspapers and newsletters on diverse issues such as sexual addiction treatment models, personal boundaries, male issues, and “The Chameleon Complex”.


Guest Lecturer

*(2004) Sierra Tucson Clinical Breakfast Series, Phx, Az
*(2004) St. Luke’s Hospital Behavioral Health, Phx, Az
*(2003) Scottsdale Shea Hospital Grand Rounds, Scottsdale
*(2003) Banner Behavioral health, Mesa, Az
*(2003) AzTV Pat McMahon news talk show, Phx, Az
*(2002) Lawyer’s Day Out Conference, Phx, Az
*(2001) The Meadows inpatient facility, Wickenburg, Az
*(2001) Physicians Continuing Medical Ed, Scottsdale, Az
*(1999) Arizona State University, Tempe, Az                                                 


Professional Memberships

1994-Present Member, American Psychological Association

2003-Present Member, Arizona Psychological Association

2003-2004 Member, National Register of Health Service
          Providers in Psychology (NRHSPP)