Dr. Pam Deters
Owner, Advanced Practice Medical Psychologist
Pamela B. Deters, Ph.D., M.P. is licensed as an Advanced Practice Medical Psychologist in the state of Louisiana. She is able to prescribe psychotropic or psychiatric medications, in addition to providing other services described on this website. She is also licensed as a clinical psychologist in Mississippi and Alaska (license inactive). She serves as the chief Medical Psychologist at Crossroads Behavioral Health (CBHLA), and is the owner of the practice. She was formerly a tenured Associate Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in Fairbanks, Alaska, where she served on the faculty in the Department of Psychology from 2002-2007. Dr. Deters has worked in the areas of ethnic, minority, underserved, and health disparity populations. She also has experience in the training of psychology students, at the doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate level, as well as supervision of pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral psychologists seeking licensure. Dr. Deters has extensive experience as a professional speaker at local, state, & national venues regarding issues related to mental health and psychological well being. She testified before Congress to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior regarding mental and behavioral health priorities important to ethnic minorities and the American Psychological Association. Her membership and activities in professional societies include the Louisiana Association of Medical Psychologists, the Louisiana Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, the Society of Indian Psychologists, the Mississippi Psychological Association, the Alaska Psychological Association, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, & the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. She works for Southeastern Louisiana University providing medication management services to university students. She is a proud board member of Child Advocacy Services in Hammond, Louisiana and is a member of the Hammond Chamber of Commerce.