Kathleen is a licensed psychologist, health service provider in Kentucky and Ohio with over ten years of experience in school psychology, assessment, and mental health services. She received her PhD in School Psychology from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville and completed an APA-accredited internship with the Tennessee Internship Consortium where she provided assessment, intervention, consultation, and counseling services in a school district, community mental health center, and Head Start preschools.
Kathleen has worked as a certified school psychologist in Blount County Schools in East Tennessee and as an assistant professor in School Psychology at Youngstown State University and at the University of Kentucky. She has taught graduate-level courses related to academic and behavioral interventions, crisis counseling, parent-child counseling, legal and ethical issues in school psychology, and school-based consultation. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has completed over 40 presentations at national conferences. Kathleen also is a National Certified School Psychologist and a certified trainer for the PREPaRE crisis prevention, intervention, and support curriculum.
Kathleen specializes in psychoeducational evaluations for children and adolescents with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, ADHD, and developmental delays. Her goal is to provide quality comprehensive assessments and recommendations in order to promote the growth and development of each child, allowing for others to see the child’s strengths and full potential.