Dr. Odell Vining, PHD
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Dr. Odell Vining, PHD

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Psychology | Male

The Psychology Clinic 233 12th St Ste 901 Columbus, GA 31901 Get Directions

Biography

Service in mental health began in 1996. Over the last 21 years, I have worked in a mental health clinic, partial and inpatient psychiatric facilities, schools, and private practice. Along the way were professional publications, national presentations, and a book deal. Now, at The Psychology Clinic, I use my formal training and experience for the single purpose of improving children's lives.

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Dr. Vining's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vining to family and friends
5
based on 13 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Vining's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
Fort Benning, GA |
Military life can be difficulty on kids with the deployments and frequent moves. We didn't know what to do or who to trust. One of our friends recommended Dr. Vining and we took a leap of faith. He doesn't have a magic sleigh or reindeer but kids light up when he comes in the room. At first, I thought it was the snacks and toys, but as time passed I learned it wasn't. It was his respect, honesty, and guidance. We got our child back and to Dr. Vining we thank you.
Fort Benning, Ga |
Our son's teacher recommended ADHD testing. We wanted this done privately rather than through the school. Dr. Vining met with us and listened to our concerns. We decided to proceed with testing and within only 2-3 weeks we were reviewing his results. Imagine our excitement in learning that our child did not have ADHD. Dr. Vining was patient in teaching us behavioral techniques that have helped both us and his teacher keep him on task and in his chair (at least most of the time).
Columbus, GA |
Dr. Vining was very nice and helped my daughter stop cutting.
Columbus, GA |
He helped my son tremendously!
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Dr. Vining says...

Service in mental health began in 1996. Over the last 21 years, I have worked in a mental health clinic, partial and inpatient psychiatric facilities, schools, and private practice. Along the way were professional publications, national presentations, and a book deal. Now, at The Psychology Clinic, I use my formal training and experience for the single purpose of improving children's lives.

Dr. Vining says...

Signs that a child or adolescent may benefit from seeing Dr. Vining include:

  • learning or attention problems (such as ADHD)
  • behavioral problems (such as excessive anger or acting out)
  • a significant drop in grades, particularly if your child normally maintains high grades
  • episodes of sadness, tearfulness, or depression
  • social withdrawal or isolation
  • being the victim of bullying or bullying other children
  • decreased interest in previously enjoyed activities
  • overly aggressive behavior (such as biting, kicking, or hitting)
  • sudden changes in appetite
  • insomnia or increased sleepiness
  • mood swings (e.g., happy one minute, upset the next)
  • development of or an increase in physical complaints (such as headache, stomachache, or not feeling well) despite a normal physical exam by your doctor
  • problems in transitions (following separation, divorce, or relocation)

Dr. Vining says...

Dr. Vining conducts psychological testing and therapy with children and adolescents.

Dr. Vining's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Psychology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders

Education

  • Other Education
    Ph.D. The University Of Southern Mississippi

    Completed in 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Psychology

Procedures Performed

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services