Candice Saketkoo

BOCA RATON, Florida 33431
United States
Office Phone: 5614452028
Member since 2020
Membership Type: IACP


Psychologist, Mediator, Other

Dr. Candice D. Saketkoo is a licensed psychologist with two doctoral degrees. She has earned both a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) with an emphasis on incorporating multiculturalism and diversity into clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology. With 30 years of clinical experience, she has worked in various medical, surgical, and psychiatric hospitals, including in a maximum-security state prison as the Director of Mental Health.

Dr. Saketkoo specializes in adult and geriatric clinical psychology, neuropsychology, behavioral medicine, rehabilitation psychology, and health psychology. More specifically, she treats individuals and families coping with psychosocial stressors including divorce as well as acute, chronic, and/or terminal conditions such as strokes, brain and spinal cord injuries, neurological disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, rheumatic and autoimmune disease, and psychiatric disorders utilizing culturally sensitive techniques.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Saketkoo is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and a Qualified Parenting Coordinator. She has received advanced specialized training in Collaborative Practice, and provides services as a neutral facilitator in such proceedings. Dr. Saketkoo has also provided statewide and national lectures and webinars on: Substance Abuse and How It May Affect the Collaborative Process; How Alcohol and Substance Abuse May Impede Informed Consent in the Collaborative Process; Neurobehavioral Responses to Trauma and Divorce; Neuro-Babble 101 and the Collaborative Process: Considerations for Informed Consent, Accessibility, and Practices; and Family Feud or Family Function: Ethics and Professionalism for Family Law Attorneys for the Washington DC Bar.

Some of Dr. Saketkoo’s organizational commitments include serving on the Board of Directors for the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (FACP) and as Co-Chair of the FACP Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) Committee. She also serves as Chair of FACP Best Practices Subcommittee, Chair and Editor of the FACP Newsletter, and FACP Practice Group Mentor. Additionally, Dr. Saketkoo serves on the FACP Outreach Committee and participates in the FACP 2021-2022 Leadership Institute. Dr. Saketkoo moreover serves on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Education Committee for the Collaborative Family Law Institute as well as being a member of the South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group. Furthermore, Dr. Saketkoo is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals Equity and Inclusion Committee and spearheaded a Tri-County Collaborative Law IDEA Committee comprised of Collaboratively trained attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals, which has expanded throughout the state of Florida.

Candice D. Saketkoo, Ph.D., Psy.D.
(561) 445-2028

Area(s) of Practice: Adult & Geriatric Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology, & Behavioral Medicine Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator Collaborative Law Neutral Facilitator Qualified Parenting Coordinator
License(s): Florida Psychologist License PY 7045

Professional Activities

Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals: Board of Directors; Co-Chair of IDEA Committee; Editor of Bi-Monthly Newsletter; Chair of Best Practices Subcommittee; Outreach Committee International Academy of Collaborative Professionals: Equity & Inclusion Committee Collaborative Family Law Institute: Board of Directors; Chair of Education Committee South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group My Collaborative Team

Undergraduate Education

Ithaca College, 1993
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Minor: Sociology
Bachelor of Science: Television/Radio with a concentration in Audio Production, Minor: Writing

Postgraduate Education

Miami Institute of Psychology of the Caribbean Center for Advanced Studies (Presently Carlos Albizu University), 1997
Master of Science: Psychology, with Utmost Distinction
Carlos Albizu University, 2003
Doctor of Philosophy: Clinical Psychology, with Distinction
Doctor of Psychology: Clinical Psychology, with Distinction

Professional Education

Master of Science: Psychology, with Utmost Distinction
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): Clinical Psychology, with Distinction
Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.): Clinical Psychology, with Distinction
Mediation Training Group, 2018