Dr. Jonathan Mitchell is a clinical psychologist with Bayfront Health Medical Group Family Medicine in St. Petersburg specializing in behavioral medicine. He also serves as a consultant for the Bayfront Health Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery Institute. His experience includes:
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Chronic illness self-management
His patient philosophy is to deliver an effective combination of clinical and counseling treatments using a stepped-care approach.
Dr. Mitchell’s Training
After receiving a bachelor's degree in music education and psychology from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, Dr. Mitchell earned dual master's degrees in clinical psychology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando. He completed a residency in clinical psychology at Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island, specializing in health psychology and behavioral medicine. He earned his PhD in clinical psychology from the UCF College of Sciences and completed a fellowship in integrated primary care at the UCF Health Outpatient Clinic.
About Dr. Mitchell
Before joining Bayfront in 2023, Dr. Mitchell was assistant director of clinical services at the wellness center at the University of South Florida (USF) campus in St. Petersburg, where he oversaw treatment along with other medical and wellness services. His prior experience includes roles as a staff psychologist and training coordinator at the counseling center at USF in Tampa.
During his postdoctoral fellowship at UCF he mentored clinical psychology doctoral students and undergraduates as a visiting assistant professor, and he has held guest lecturer and staff instructor roles at USF and Brown University.
He is licensed as a psychologist by the Florida Department of Health and a member of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, Society for Behavioral Medicine, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and American Psychological Association.
Dr. Mitchell wrote a book chapter for the American Psychological Association Press' Training and Supervision in Specialized Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: Methods, Settings & Populations and has been published in several peer-reviewed publications.