Kaitlyn is a clinical Postdoctoral Fellow at the Boston Child Study Center where she provides supervised direct patient care in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Kaitlyn completed her predoctoral internship at the Baker Center for Children and Families (formerly Judge Baker Children’s Center)/Harvard Medical School.
She 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. Kaitlyn 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.
Kaitlyn’s clinical focus is the delivery of empirically supported interventions with children, adolescents, and families. She has clinical experiences across a range of settings, such as inpatient psychiatric and partial hospitalization programs, an outpatient clinic for the treatment and assessment of anxiety disorders and OCD, and other integrated behavioral health settings. Additionally, she has worked within multidisciplinary teams to provide consultation to families so that they may best support their child and effectively navigate complex systems. Kaitlyn has applied 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).