Clinical Psychologist | Licensed in Oklahoma & Arkansas | Tulsa, Oklahoma


Dr. Lara Mattox is a clinical psychologist who provides a range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for children, adolescents, and young adults.  After having obtained her doctorate from the University of Tulsa in 2003, she completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship as well as two years of post-doctoral training at the University of California, Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Institute (now the UCLA Semel Institute).  Dr. Mattox has specialized training and experience conducing diagnostic evaluations for those suspected of being on the Autism Spectrum, as well as treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Trichotillomania, and tic disorders.

Since moving back to the Tulsa area in 2006, Dr. Mattox has conducted evaluations or treatment with hundreds of patients, led parent training groups, lectured at multiple area schools and parent forums around the state, and delivered a presentation to an Oklahoma House of Representatives subcommittee, among other professional activities.  Dr. Mattox is also interested in working with other professionals to develop innovative programs for social skills development, infant/toddler mental health, parent development, and parent and child bonding.

Dr. Mattox’s goal is to provide thoughtful, focused, evidenced-based services that will help develop and empower patients and/or their parents.  She is committed not only to working with individual patients and their families, but also to working in and with the community, including public and private agencies, schools, and others to help educate the public about mental health issues and the field of psychology. Dr. Mattox is licensed in the states of Oklahoma and Arkansas.

  • Issues Commonly Addressed

    • Anxiety & Tic Disorders
    • Autism/Asperger's
    • Developmental Disorders
    • ADHD
    • Learning disabilities
    • Challenging behavior
    • Poor social skills
    • Problematic family functioning