Truly Collaborative Care Delivering Personalized Treatment

Lissette Cortes, PsyD


undefined Dr. Cortes is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Florida, and completed her Post-Doctoral fellowship at the Neurobehavioral Institute. Currently Dr. Cortes treats individuals, couples and families and is the Associate director’s of NBI’s Disordered Eating Program and NBI Ranch. She conducts bilingual services in English and Spanish. She holds her Doctoral degree in clinical psychology, a Masters of Science, and Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in substance abuse studies from Nova Southeastern University. During her clinical training she practiced in the community mental health setting, serving multicultural populations in family, couples, groups and individual modalities and also trained in the neuropsychological assessment of individuals of various age groups. While she completed her training at Nova Southeastern University she was president of the Eating Disorders Awareness Student Association and participated in educational presentations, community outreach, and research concerning eating disorders and comorbid conditions. She also conducted research on drug experimentation and cultural values among Hispanic adolescents. Since 2011 Dr. Cortes has participated in the planning of the annual Eating Disorders Awareness walk with The Alliance for Eating Disorder.

Dr. Cortes completed her Pre-Doctoral Internship at The Renfrew Center of South Florida and provided services for women with eating disorders and co-morbid conditions including mood disorders, substance abuse, self-harm, trauma, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and personality disorders. She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation and the American Psychological Association. Currently she is Treasurer and Secretary of the Florida Psychological Association Broward Chapter and a member of the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness outreach and educational committee.

Inspirational Stories

  • “The excellent care I received at the hands of NBI’s skilled and experienced practitioners made a real difference.”


  • “I finally found doctors who understood me and my thoughts. I had felt so alone, helpless and scared. After meeting Dr Moritz I was at ease, she and the other doctors at NBI were all trained in the treatment of OCD.”


  • “My life changed for the better, plain and simple.”


  • “Went above and beyond for me and my family, and would not accept anything less than seeing me through to a healthy life.”


  • CogMed Working Memory Training
  • Association of Psychology Postdoctoral Internship Centers (APPIC
  • American Board of Professional Psychology
  • International OCD Foundation

NBI Is Dedicated

To Translating Clinical Strategies to Reality
  • Specialized Assesments

    Specialized psychological assessment and treatment for children, teens, and adults

  • Individual Treatment

    We treat a variety of conditions and offer various pathways to fit your specific needs

  • Foreign Languages

    Spanish and Portuguese speakers receive treatment in their native language

  • Trained Professionals

    Our staff is well involved in the field and focused on professional development