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About

Vicki Harris Wyatt, Ph.D.,

Dr. Vicki Wyatt Certified Sex Addiction Counselor in Oklahoma City

Vicki Harris Wyatt, Ph.D., is the executive director and owner of The Wyatt Group, as well as its chief therapist. Dr. Wyatt is licensed or holds certifications as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist (CMAT), and certified by Dr. Milton Magness as a Certified Hope & Freedom Practitioner ("CHFP") for intensive recovery therapy for marriages,  Trained through the Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Training Specialist (APSATS), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), and member of EMDRIA for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. The Wyatt Group offers a safe and secure environment conducive to recovery and healing in a confidential and non-judgmental setting.

 LPC, LADC, CSAT, APSAT

 Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Counselor ("LPC"), State of Oklahoma, Department of Health

  • Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor ("LADC"), State of Oklahoma, Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors

  • Certified Sex Addiction Therapist ("CSAT"), International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals

  • Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist (CMAT) International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals

  • Certified Hope & Freedom Practitioner ("CHFP") for intensive recovery therapy model training under the tutelage of Dr. Milton Magness

  • APSATS Trained-The Association of the Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists 

  • Trained in EMDR Level 2,  EMDR International Association, Austin, TX

  • Neurofeedback (EEG Biofeedback) Certification

  • Family and Divorce Mediator Certification, Oklahoma Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators

  • Oklahoma Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators

  • Systematic Training for Effective Parenting ("STEP") Certification

  • Developing Capable People "Training of Trainers"

  • Certification Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory ("SASSI") Administration Certification - Levels I and II

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Family Relations and Child Development,   Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

  • Master of Education (M.Ed.), Guidance Counseling, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma

  • Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.), Secondary Education (English-Journalism), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

  • Dr. Wyatt has also received over 2500 hours of continuing education. Major topic areas include sexual addictions, drug/alcohol abuse, anger management, parenting skills, intimate partner violence, date rape, adolescent sexuality, child abuse, eating disorders, attention deficit disorder (“ADD”) and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (“ADHD”), adoption issues and answers, home studies, custody evaluations, counseling techniques, depression/suicide, stress management, ethics, program development, community development, academic scholarship, employee-employer relations and development, conflict resolution, peer mediation, family and divorce mediation, general dispute resolution.

Organizations & Memberships

  • American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)

  • International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals

  • Hope & Freedom Practitioners

  • EMDR International Association

  • American Counseling Association

  • American Public Health Association

  • Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section

  • Membership Committee

  • Maternal and Child Health Section

  • Oklahoma Public Health Association

  • National Council on Family Relations

  • Oklahoma Council on Family Relations

  • Southwest Society on Aging (1997-1999)

  • Oklahoma Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators (1993-1999)

  • International Society for Neurofeedback and Research

Public Speaking

Vicki Harris Wyatt regularly attends and presents at local, regional, and national conventions such as the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) and has authored a variety of articles and book chapters published in various media. She draws from her experiences and employs both time-honored and current research and therapeutic methods. Vicki Harris Wyatt’s contributions to education and healthcare earned her the distinction as one of the 2002 The Journal Record News’ “50 Women Making a Difference” in the State of Oklahoma.

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