Dr. William La Valle earned an MA in Psychology from West Chester University, and an MS and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Pennsylvania, and a member of PsyPact aallwoing him to provide virtual services across a multitude of states.

Dr. La Valle works as the Director of Clinical Training at the SMart center and SMRI. He utilizes and provides supervision around evidence-based treatment of Selective Mutism (S-CAT). Dr. La Valle oversees the doctoral internship & externship training programs. He also oversees the assessment/testing department, conducting Autism assessments (using the ADOS-2), ADHD evaluation, and full-battery psycho-educational assessments. He also supervises and conducts assessments for school-aged children and teenagers to help provide diagnostic clarity and determine medical necessarily of treatment services. His specialties include assessing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorder & ADHD, CBT for anxiety/depression, and trauma- focused interventions. He is formally trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Motivational interviewing.

Dr. La Valle also teaches in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as well as in the Master’ s psychology program at Southern New Hampshire University.

Dr. La Valle serves on multiple mental health boards in the tri-state area and regularly conducts presentations, advocating for the psychology profession. He has been the receipt of PCOM’s Provost Award and APA’s Honorable Mention for Early Career Psychologist.

SMart Center
505 York Rd, Lower Level #3
Jenkintown, PA 19046 (Greater Philadelphia Area)

SMartCenter@SelectiveMutismCenter.org (preferred contact)


Dr. La Valle also provides telehealth services in the following states as a member of PsyPact: PA, AZ, CO, DE, DC, GA, IL, MO, NE, NH, NC, NV, OK, TX, UT, VA