Kimberly Walitzer, PhD

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Kimberly Walitzer, PhD, is the Director of Behavioral Health for Oak Orchard Health. Dr. Walitzer is a New York State licensed psychologist specializing in empirically-based mental health and addiction treatments.  She comes to us from the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions, where, during her 28-year career there, she focused on a variety of treatment methods including Motivational Interviewing, cognitive behavior therapy, Alcoholics Anonymous facilitation therapy, behavioral couples therapy, and anger management treatment.  With the funding of agencies including the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Walitzer has developed addictions treatment protocols, materials, and services that she implements here at Oak Orchard Health.