Our team at Mandala Family Wellness embraces a wholistic approach to testing, assessments, and developmentally appropriate therapies in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Our team embraces a wholistic approach to ensuring we meet each client’s needs with our highly skilled team of licensed psychologists, pediatrician/psychiatrists, board-certified behavior analysts, licensed mental health counselors, registered behavioral technicians, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, certified teachers, education specialists/tutors, and certified yoga and recreational therapy instructors. Make an appointment today to meet with our team!

Leadership Staff

Katherine Falwell, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Katherine Falwell, Ph.D., BCBA-D


Dr. Falwell received her BA and MA degrees from the University of North Carolina, a doctorate in clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University, and postgraduate certification in behavior analysis from George Mason University. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Falwell completed her postdoctoral residency at the University of Florida and became faculty in 2006. Her focus shifted to the greater pediatric needs of the North Florida community in 2008. Dr. Falwell’s mission is to improve the lives of the families with whom she works. Truly embracing the notion that “It Takes a Village to Raise a Child”, she seeks to work with all members of the village who might be involved in supporting members of a family. She utilizes a variety of techniques to improve functioning and strengthen family relations. Treatment modalities, such as cognitive behavior therapy, systems therapy, and solution-focused therapy, are used to help clients cope with a variety of challenges. She also works with couples seeking to strengthen their relationships recognizing that the couple is the foundation of the family unit. Dr. Falwell’s clinical interest includes child and adolescent development, parenting, family therapy, and educational advocacy. Her professional work has included teaching psychology at the undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral levels. She is a qualified supervisor in the State of Florida for mental health counseling interns. Katie spends her free time enjoying all that coastal living offers with her husband and three children.

Clinical Staff