Chris Elledge, Ph.D.

Dr. Elledge is a licensed psy­chol­o­gist at the Behav­ioral Med­i­cine Insti­tute.  He earned his doc­tor­ate in clin­i­cal psy­chol­o­gy from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Arkansas in August of 2010. He com­plet­ed a Pre-Doc­tor­al Intern­ship at the Jack­son Con­sor­tium in Jack­son, MS and a post­doc­tor­al fel­low­ship fund­ed by the Nation­al Insti­tute of Health at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Kansas, Clin­i­cal Child Psy­chol­o­gy Pro­gram. He is cur­rent­ly an Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor in the Depart­ment of Psy­chol­o­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ten­nessee. His pro­gram of research focus­es on child aggres­sion, school bul­ly­ing, and the role of inter­per­son­al rela­tion­ships in youth func­tion­ing. He has received train­ing in acute psy­chi­atric inpa­tient care, res­i­den­tial care for youth with seri­ous emo­tion­al chal­lenges, evi­dence-based out­pa­tient psy­chother­a­py, and pedi­atric psy­chol­o­gy. Dr. Elledge spe­cial­izes in indi­vid­ual and fam­i­ly ther­a­py for chil­dren, ado­les­cents, and their fam­i­lies, but also works with adults. He approach­es his work with clients from the cog­ni­tive behav­ioral tra­di­tion.