Diagnosis. Treatment. Consultation. Training.

Dr. Nick Tanner, PH.D.

Psychology Resident

Dr. Tanner received his doctoral degree in school psychology from the University of Arizona in 2017. During graduate school, he conducted research on the identification students at risk for social, behavioral, and emotional difficulties. He also studied the impact of sleep on the cognitive, academic, social, emotional, and behavioral functioning of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. In addition, Dr. Tanner served as a therapist in a community mental health center and a hospital-based outpatient clinic, where he provided treatment to individuals and families with a variety of behavioral, emotional, and developmental concerns. As an Arizona Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (Arizona LEND) fellow, Dr. Tanner received specialized training the interdisciplinary care and identification of individuals with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities. He completed his APA approved pre-doctoral internship at Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, Texas.


Dr. Tanner is currently completing his post-doctoral residency at Gentry Pediatric Behavior Services. Throughout his training he has gained extensive experience in therapy, assessment, and consultation in schools, clinical, and hospital settings. Dr. Tanner maintains a strong-commitment to providing evidence-based psychological services. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with mood disorders (i.e., depression and anxiety), learning disabilities/dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, and ADHD. Additionally, Dr. Tanner serves families through the provision of parent management training and behavioral consultation. Given his background in school psychology, Dr. Tanner is knowledgeable about school-based practices and services.


Dr. Tanner has presented and published nationally on topics related to giftedness, learning disability identification, school-based universal screening, multi-tiered systems of supports, sleep and diabetes, and psychological/behavioral measurement.