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Behavioral Health Clinic

​Behavioral Health Services for Youth of All Ages

The Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic offers outpatient services for families with children from infancy to 22 who are experiencing social/emotional, academic, or behavior concerns. Learn more about our clinic and our staff below.

To make an appointment please call 561-612-6056.

  • About Our Clinic

    We have the training, experience and expertise necessary to provide your family with the support and guidance that your child or adolescent needs to help them succeed.

    If you are a physician, educator, or parent who is concerned about a child or adolescent's current functioning, turn to the Boys Town South Florida Behavioral Health Clinic in West Palm Beach.​ The Clinic offers a wide range of outpatient services for children of all ages who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, social, or academic concerns.

    • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Oppositional and Conduct Problems
    • School-Based Behavioral and Academic Problems
    • Anxiety/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Worry
    • Depression
    • Verbal/Physical Aggression and Anger Management
    • Bedtime Problems and Sleep Disorders
    • Following Instructions/Accepting Decisions
    • Peer and Sibling Relationships
    • Phobias
    • Enuresis (Wetting the bed/pants)
    • Encopresis (Soiling underpants)
    • Habits (hair pulling, fingernail biting, and thumb sucking)
    • Feeding Problems and Eating Disorders
    • Difficulties with adjustment (Divorce, relocation, significant changes in the family)
    • Trauma
  • Our Professional Staff

    Our staff actively works to coordinate care with your family, primary care physician, schoolteachers and others to provide a comprehensive, inclusive approach that ensures long-term success.


    Diane Kelly Andreou, Ph.D., Clinic Director

    Diane AndreouDiane Kelly Andreou, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy and evaluation. She has worked with children and families for over 20 years, utilizing practical, evidence-supported interventions that emphasize individual and family strengths to facilitate positive cha​nge. Dr. Kelly’s experience in the evaluation of children and adolescents includes assessment of social-emotional, behavioral, intellectual, and academic functioning.

    Dr. Kelly received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. After completing her internship at the Oklahoma Department of Health, she returned to south Florida for a post-doctoral fellowship with the Child Protection Team at the University of Miami’s Mailman Center for Child Development. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Kelly has worked as a trainer, continuing education provider, and clinical supervisor. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, sci-fi/fantasy, music, sports (Go Canes!), and traveling to places with beautiful sunsets.


    Steve Arcidiacono, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist

    Steve Arcidiacono, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in behavioral pediatrics and cognitive-behavioral therapy with children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Dr. Arcidiacono received his bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and his master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. He completed his clinical internship at Boys Town's Center for Behavioral Health in Omaha, Nebraska, and conducted his post-doctoral fellowship here at Boys Town South Florida.

    Dr. Arcidiacono prioritizes empathy and building a strong therapeutic alliance while tailoring evidence-based interventions to fit the needs of each family. He has particular interests in helping with behavioral problems, screen-time management, sleep health, habits/tics and anxiety. Dr. Arcidiacono enjoys digital media (movies, TV, video games, internet, YouTube), comics, music, theme parks, cheering on the New York Mets and Buffalo Bills and trying to keep up with his rambunctious toddler.


    Eva DeLaura, Psy.D., Staff Psychologist

    Eva DeLaura of Boys TownEva DeLaura, Psy.D, is a bilingual (Spanish speaking) licensed psychologist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy with children, adolescents, and their families and psychoeducational evaluations. Dr. DeLaura received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Widener University. She completed her clinical internship at Children’s Crisis Treatment Center in Philadelphia and did her post-doctoral fellowship at the College of Medicine at the University of Florida.

    Dr. DeLaura has specialty training in trauma and stress related difficulties, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety and behavioral problems. Dr. DeLaura enjoys traveling, going to concerts, and spending time with her friends, family and dogs.


    Ryan Egan, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist

    Ryan Egan of Boys TownRyan Egan, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist (PY10565) specializing in behavior problems. He received his bachelor’s degree from Duke University and his master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Central Michigan University. He completed his pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral residency at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center where he received additional training from the co-developer of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and became certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

    Dr. Egan has specialty training in behavior problems and trauma, but he also has experience with attention problems, anxiety, depression and family conflict. He prioritizes evidence-based practices, high-quality research and the individual needs of the client when deciding how to treat presenting concerns. In his free time, Dr. Egan plays piano, guitar, and video games and enjoys snuggling with his dog and his wife.


    Marcela A. Galicia, Ph.D, Staff Psychologist

    Marcela A. Galicia of Boys TownMarcela A. Galicia, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who specializes in behavioral pediatric psychology supporting typically developing and neurodiverse children, including children with autism, ADHD, language delays and intellectual disabilities. She provides behavioral parent training, as well as individual and group therapy in English and Spanish. Dr. Galicia received her doctoral degree in school psychology from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. She completed her doctoral internship in clinical and pediatric psychology at the University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development in Miami, FL, and did a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University/Kennedy Krieger Institute in Maryland.

    Dr. Galicia has specialty training in positive behavioral supports, as well as decreasing anxiety and mild to moderate externalizing behavior concerns, including temper tantrums, non-compliance, elopement, toileting difficulties, physical aggression and sleep difficulties. She uses evidence-based treatments and prioritizes the family’s values and goals in treatment.

    In her free time, Dr. Galicia enjoys swimming with her family, propagating plants, listening to audiobooks, playing board games and dancing.


    Alyssa Ramos-Chavez, Psy.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

    Alyssa Ramos-Chavez of Boys TownAlyssa Ramos-Chavez, Psy.D., is a Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral F​ellow who specializes in pediatric psychology utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Alyssa attended the University of California San Diego, before earning her MS in Forensic Science at National University. She then returned to school to work on her Doctor of Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she developed a passion for advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion to end the stigmatization of mental health services for underserved and vulnerable populations. She completed her internship at The Guidance Center-Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach, CA. Dr. Alyssa is excited to be completing her Postdoctoral Fellowship at Boys Town South Florida providing therapy and psychological evaluations in Spanish in the outpatient clinic and schools.

    Dr. Alyssa has specialty training in trauma-focused treatment, eating disorders, anxiety, depression and pediatric psychology with co-occurring medical and mental health diagnoses. She prioritizes building a strong therapeutic alliance with her patients and their families while applying evidence-based research to help her patients and their families. In her free time, Dr. Alyssa loves to cook, watch movies, dance and spend time with her family. Additional hobbies include yoga, Pilates, going to the beach and traveling to adventurous new places! She is an LA sports fan and cheers for the Dodgers, Lakers, Rams and most of all… USC! Fight On!

  • Location

    Please call 561-612-6056 to schedule an appointment.

    Boys Town South Florida (West Palm Beach)
    Behavioral Health Clinic
    1655 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 300
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

  • Insurance Accepted

    We currently accept the following insurance:

    • Aetna – commercial plans only
    • Ambetter
    • AmeriHealth Caritas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield/New Directions
    • CMS Title 19 & 21
    • CMS FL Health Kids
    • Cigna EAP
    • Cigna/Evernorth
    • Community Care Partners
    • Florida Medicaid
    • Medica through Optum
    • Oscar through Optum
    • Sunshine Health
    • UMR
    • United Health Care
    • Wellcare Kids/Staywell
    • United/Optum EAP​

    Please call for our affordable private pay rates.

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