Dr. Michael Gomez is currently Assistant Professor at the Center for Superheroes at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Pediatrics and Adjunct Professor at Texas Tech University Psychological Sciences, where he is committed to the dissemination of evidence-based practices in psychology.
He was previously faculty at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect/Child Study Center Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the OU Health and Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. He specializes in Trauma-Focused CBT, treatment of adolescents with problematic sexual behaviors (PSB), parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), and assessment of autism spectrum disorders. He is a Nationally Certified TF-CBT Trainer, of which he is one of 70 in the world. Additionally, he is a Nationally Certified CE-CERT Trainer, a model for addressing vicarious trauma in providers. He is trained in assessment and diagnostics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He is one of the three national co-chairs for the National Child Traumatic Stress Networks (NCTSN) Trauma and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Workgroup, as well as a member of the NCTSN Steering Committee and NCTSN Youth Task Force.