Dr. Amy Hartley, Psychologist

Dr. Amy Hartley, Ph.D.

Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist D'Arienzo Psychology Dr. Amy Hartley

Dr. Hartley is a licensed clinical psychologist who joined D’Arienzo Psychology in August 2021. She received her Ph.D. from Sam Houston State University in 2006 and has been practicing in the field of psychology for the past 15 years. She is licensed in the state of Florida and has practiced in a variety of settings, including the criminal justice setting, a military hospital, and outpatient community clinics.

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Dr. Hartley specializes in psychological assessment of children, adolescents, and adults and assesses specialty areas such as learning and cognition, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, memory, achievement, autism spectrum, and intellectual functioning. She also provides therapy for adolescents and adults and her areas of expertise include:

  • Anxiety and stress; depression and mood disorders
  • Military and sexual trauma
  • Family relationships and dynamics
  • Complex trauma and post-traumatic stress
  • Individual psychotherapy, couples therapy and family therapy
  • Psychological assessment, learning and attention
  • Psychosexual evaluations
  • Social Investigations
  • Parental Fitness Evaluations
  • Independent Forensic Psychological Evaluations
  • Competency Evaluations


While utilizing evidenced-based interventions, Dr. Hartley’s philosophy of care is centered on a collaborative approach, and she strives to gain a true understanding of the client’s expectations and goals for treatment.


Dr. Hartley is a native Floridian who enjoys spending time outdoors; most weekends you will find her on the water, boating, paddle boarding, or wake skating with friends and family.


  • 2006: Sam Houston State University, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology with forensic emphasis
  • 2002: University of North Florida, M.A., General Psychology
  • 1997: Florida State University, B.S., Psychology

Certifications/Specialized Training

  • PTSD, Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Military Psychology, Fitness for Duty Evaluations and 706 Evaluations
  • FPPE in Neuropsychology, Department of Defense
  • Licensed Psychologist in Florida

Professional Experience

  • 2021-Present: Clinical Psychologist at D’Arienzo Psychology, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2019-2021: Baptist Behavioral Health, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2013-2019: Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Department of Defense
  • 2013: CNS Healthcare, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2006-2013: Florida Department of Corrections, Raiford and Lake City, FL

Presentations and Recognition

Hartley, A.M. (2015, August). Personal Security in Dealing with Mental Health Clients. Presentation to the Legal Assistance for Victims of Sexual Offenses and Other Crimes Training Symposium, Orlando, Florida.

Hartley, A.M. (2016, July). Sex offender risk assessment and treatment. Guest lecture/legal outreach to Region Legal Service Southeast, NAS Jacksonville.

Hartley, A.M. (2016, August). Sexual Offenses and Victimology: The Interaction between Victims and Perpetrators. Presentation to the Integrated Legal Services for Victims Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

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Dr. Hartley is an independent contractor with D’Arienzo Psychology