Dr. Cindi Gayle, PHD

Dr. Cindi Gayle, PHD

Counseling  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Cindi Gayle, PHD is a counselor in Gainesville, FL. She specializes in counseling.Read her story

1204 NW 69th Ter

Gainesville, FL 32605

Contact Information

(352) 246-0431

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Gayle's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gayle "Cindi Gayle, PhD NCSP is a licensed psychologist in Florida who values inclusion, respect and acceptance of difference through cultural humility. She earned a doctoral degree from the University of Florida where she received training in cognitive behavioral therapy and psychological evaluation in diverse settings (e.g., school, legal, medical and clinical settings). Pursuing her dream of gaining experience in the area of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Dr. Gayle joined the University of Florida's Division of Medical Psychology as a postdoctoral fellow. One year later, she was hired as an Assistant Professor where she worked extensively in both inpatient and outpatient treatment pediatric and adult programs focusing on the evaluation and treatment of OCD and related disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Perinatal/Postpartum mental health, Tics/Tourette's, Trichotillomania, Social Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobias, Panic Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Complex Trauma and Disruptive Behavior Disorders. She was the director and coordinator of various programs related to Psychological Assessment, OCD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Gayle has specialty training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy including Exposure and Response Prevention, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (Certified Provider and Level 1 Trainer), and Habit Reversal Training for Tics, Tourette's and Trichotillomania. She has experience treating those across the life-span. She also has significant experience teaching and supervising psychiatry residents/fellows, graduate students in mental health training programs (e.g., Clinical, Counseling, School Psychology and Counselor Education), and postdoctoral fellows in psychology. She uses a developmental model when supervising future mental health physicians. Dr. Gayle has engaged in research focused on ASD, OCD and related disorders. Dr. Gayle has presented her work and areas of interest at the local, national, and international level to disseminate information on empirically supported treatments. After several years of working for the University of Florida's College of Medicine, Dr. Gayle is now focusing her efforts on providing direct clinical care, teaching, and community outreach. She serves in a leadership position on the International OCD Foundation's (IOCDF) Diversity Council and Santa Fe College's Spectrum of Success Advisory Board to support college students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and neuro-diversity. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gayle " "I believe that our well-being as humans is inextricably related to the health of our families, communities and world at large.   I am dedicated to offering high quality psychological services using empirically supported and integrative methods.  My approach to treatment is warm, collaborative, and compassionate. I celebrate diversity in all of its forms. Guided by these principles, I offer psychological services (e.g., psychological testing and counseling), presentations and workshops as well as teaching and supervision for pre-licensed mental health professionals."

Dr. Cindi Gayle

Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers"

1  Specialties

  • Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gayle does not have any board certifications listed.

18  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Individual Therapy
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Gayle was instrumental in diagnosing my child with ASD and a specific phobia. She was able to help us understand my child's symptoms, and what treatments are available. No other doctor we had seen had provided this clarity. This helped us get the right support and we've noticed marked...more
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I started treatment with Dr. Gayle when she was known as Dr. Flores for OCD. I had tried other providers without success. She is extremely knowledgeable. and helped me get relief for my OCD symptoms along with other challenges that I have dealt with. I highly recommend her.
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