Melody Moore

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
School of Psychology
Ph.D. Psychology

Dr. Melody Moore has received formal training in developmental, educational, and school psychology. She has taught several psychology courses and mentored graduate students for Walden since 2002. Dr. Moore has been in private practice for the last 8 years in Houston, providing psychological services to women and children and consultation to small businesses, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. She is also a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology and consults with schools on behavior management of children with emotional and behavioral disorders.
Dr. Moore works with several corporations providing coaching, consultation, and assistance to professionals who may be experiencing difficulties at work. Through intensive, discrete, individual and group coaching sessions, she supports employees in their efforts to enhance their professional growth. She also facilitates critical incident debriefing to organizations that have experienced crises.
Dr. Moore’s research interests include women and children, special education and overrepresentation, mental health in underserved populations, and modalities of integrative healing.

Courses Taught

CPSY 8762 - Teaching of Psychology

PSYC 9000 - Dissertation


PhD, University of Houston

MS, New Mexicao State University

Public Service

Texas Psychological Association, Board Member - houston


Davis, C., Cadet, T. J., Moore, M. M., Darby, K. (2017). A Comparison of Compliance and Noncompliance in Breast Cancer Screening among African American Women.. Health & social work

Davis, C., Darby, K., Moore, M. M., Cadet, T., Brown, G. (2017). Breast care screening for underserved African American women: Community-based participatory approach.. Journal of psychosocial oncology