Kristin Carothers, PhD is a member of the Clinical Advisory Council at the Child Mind Institute. She is also a licensed psychologist practicing in both Atlanta and New York.
Dr. Carothers brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her work, particularly in the realm of Clinical Child Psychology. She has specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and behavioral interventions. Her academic journey began with a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, and she later earned both a master’s and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from DePaul University.
Her career has been marked by important milestones, including a formative pre-doctoral internship at the prestigious Columbia University Medical Center. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) at St. John’s University’s Child H.E.L.P Partnership. Following this, Dr. Carothers lent her expertise to the school-based Mental Health Program at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center. These experiences ultimately led her to a significant role at the Child Mind Institute, where she served as a Senior Psychologist in the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center.
Dr. Carothers is not only a clinician but also a valuable resource in the world of media. She is a well-regarded consultant and expert contributor for Understood for All. Additionally, she is deeply involved in several non-profit organizations, including Our Minds Matter (OMM) in Washington, DC, Trinity School in Atlanta, GA, and the Georgia Psychological Foundation (GPF).
Dr. Carothers’ impressive career and contributions underscore her dedication to the field of psychology and her ongoing commitment to making a positive impact in various professional capacities.