Kaitlyn Schneider, Ph.D.

Kaitlyn Schneider

licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Kaitlyn Schneider is a licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Boston Child Study Center, where she provides direct patient care to children, adolescents, and families. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Baker Center for Children and Families (formerly Judge Baker Children’s Center)/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Schneider earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at Northeastern University, where her research focused on prevention and interventions efforts promoting the mental health and wellbeing of trauma-exposed adolescents involved in the juvenile-justice system. Dr. Schneider received a M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University, and a B.S in Psychology Science, with a minor in Biology/Biotechnology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Dr. Schneider’s clinical focus is the delivery of empirically supported interventions with children, adolescents, and families. At BCSC, Dr. Schneider is a member of the PCIT/Young Child, Selective Mutism, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) teams. She specializes in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), and caregiver coaching. Dr. Schneider applies evidence-based approaches to clinical treatment, including via cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and has received specialized training in the Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC) and Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). She is a Certified PCIT Therapist by PCIT International, and is clinically trained in treatment adaptations for selective mutism (e.g., PCIT-SM).