Leading National Behavioral Healthcare Provider

Call 1-800-345-1292

  • TCV Community Services
  • January Awareness Month
  • Who we help
  • Careers at Devereux
  • Inspirational messages of Hope banner
  • Commitment to Diversity

Tweet Share on LinkedIn Send email Print

Dr. Carla Galusha named clinical director at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Texas


Carla Galusha, Ph.D.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health today announced that Carla Galusha, Ph.D., has been named clinical director at Devereux Texas, effective immediately.

League City, Texas – October 8, 2021 – Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare, today announced that Carla Galusha, Ph.D., has been named clinical director at Devereux Texas, effective immediately.

In her new role, Dr. Galusha – who previously served as clinical director at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Va. – will provide clinical oversight of Devereux Texas’ continuum of care. She will be responsible for implementing and supporting evidence-based practices and clinical initiatives across the organization’s League City and Victoria campuses, which serve more than 350 individuals living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences every year.

“Carla brings more than 20 years of behavioral healthcare experience to this role, and we are delighted to have her on our team,” said Devereux Texas Executive Director Pamela Reed. “Throughout her career, she has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including inpatient, correctional and community-based settings. Her knowledge and expertise in providing high-quality, compassionate care to individuals in need make her a perfect fit for this position as we work to help the children, adolescents and adults we serve lead more fulfilling lives.”

About Carla Galusha, Ph.D.

Prior to joining Devereux Texas, Carla Galusha, Ph.D., served as clinical director at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Va. She also maintained a private practice and taught graduate level courses as an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Galusha is recognized as an expert in forensic and clinical psychology, and has been qualified as an expert witness in state and federal courts. She frequently presents at professional conferences on topics related to clinical practice, assessment and supervision, and has published several scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Galusha received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Arizona State University, before going on to earn her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology with specialized training in forensics from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.

She honed her skills in acute care and crisis intervention, while completing her internship and post-doctoral training at Wyoming State Hospital. Much of her work as a clinician and supervisor has focused on the provision of evidence-based, trauma-informed care. Galusha’s passion for the behavioral healthcare field has extended to teaching and supervising clinicians and student clinicians. She has developed and implemented several training programs and therapeutic programs. As an adjunct professor, she has taught graduate courses in psychopathology, psychological assessment, psychopharmacology and professional ethics.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Texas

Founded in 1959, Devereux Texas offers programs and services for individuals who have a wide range of emotional, behavioral, development and psychiatric challenges. Our programs include Behavioral Health Residential program, Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Residential program, residential programs for adults, community based-living, as well as an accredited school and vocational programs. www.devereuxtx.org.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations providing services, insight and leadership in the evolving field of behavioral healthcare. Founded in 1912 by special education pioneer Helena Devereux, the organization operates a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults – and their families – every year. Focused on clinical advances emerging from a new understanding of the brain, its unique approach combines evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement.

With more than 7,500 employees working in programs across the nation, Devereux is a recognized partner for families, schools and communities, serving many of our country’s most vulnerable populations in the areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, education and child welfare. Programs are offered in hospital, residential, community and school-based settings. They include: assessments; interventions and support; transition and independent life services; family and professional training; research and innovation; and advocacy and public education. For more than a century, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has been guided by a simple and enduring mission: To change lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences. www.devereux.org.


Latest News

Circle for Children   Devereux Georgia builds strong partnership with Circle for Children to benefit youth

For the past five years, Devereux Georgia has built a strong partnership with the Circle for Children, a Marietta, Ga.-based nonprofit that offers financial support and personal encouragement to youth who have suffered abuse, neglect and abandonment.

student volunteers   Devereux article on student volunteers featured in Behavioral Health News

An article written by Devereux Florida Director of External Affairs Lindsey Phillips was recently featured in Behavioral Health News. The article - “Devereux Florida student volunteers donate time and talents to support youth in need” - discusses the integral role student volunteers play in helping Devereux change lives.

5K Run for Autism   ‘5K Run for Autism’ generates more than $6,000 for Devereux’s Glenholme School

With every step, more than 170 runners and walkers showed their support for students with disabilities at Devereux Connecticut - The Glenholme School’s eighth annual “Glenholme 5K Run for Autism.” The event, held recently at Steep Rock Preserve in Washington, Conn., raised more than $6,000 for The Glenholme School.

Christin Edwards-Salinas   Devereux Florida’s Christin Edwards-Salinas offers mental health tips in Orlando Family Magazine article

Read this Orlando Family Magazine article featuring Devereux Florida Clinician Christin Edwards-Salinas, LCSW, as she offers tips for managing mental health during the holidays - and year-round. Edwards-Salinas encourages parents and caregivers to prioritize commitments, stick to a regular schedule, stay active and practice self-care.

Devereux Pennsylvania CBHS   Devereux Pennsylvania CBHS awarded ‘Trauma-Aware Residential Treatment Facility’ designation

Devereux Pennsylvania’s Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) center was recently awarded the “Trauma-Aware Residential Treatment Facility” designation by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

TCV Community Services   TCV Community Services Joins Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

TCV Community Services, one of Allegheny County’s most-respected nonprofits - providing treatment, care and services to individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges - announced it will become an affiliate of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.

Kimberly Arment   Celebrating Devereux’s Healthcare Heroes: Spotlight on Devereux Pennsylvania CIDDS Program Coordinator Kimberly Arment

At Devereux, our employees are at the heart of everything we do - and are key to our success. Learn how Devereux Pennsylvania CIDDS Program Coordinator Kimberly Arment is serving and inspiring others every day.

donates linens   Devereux Pennsylvania CBHS donates linens, towels to Community Youth and Women’s Alliance

Team members at Devereux Pennsylvania’s Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) center recently donated linens and towels to the Community Youth and Women’s Alliance in Coatesville, Pa.

More Stories