Kristin J. Carothers, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center

Child Mind Institute

Kristin Carothers, PhD

Contact

Contact

  • Jessica Prizer, Staff Associate

    (646) 625-4259

  • Kristin J. Carothers, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. Dr. Carothers specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and behavior disorders in children and adolescents, and she utilizes her background in the treatment of trauma to inform her practice and frequent workshops in schools and community settings.

    Dr. Carothers’ training and expertise spans a wide variety of evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the Incredible Years parent & child psychosocial intervention, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT). In addition to providing psychotherapeutic interventions, she has extensive experience consulting and providing interventions in school settings. She works to facilitate collaboration between parents and teachers, using a strengths-based approach to help achieve the best results for each child.

    Dr. Carothers is devoted to promoting open dialogue and the destigmatization of child and adolescent mental illness, as well as ensuring that all children and families have access to evidence-based care.

    Experience

    • Clinical Supervisor, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center
    • Clinical Training Consultant, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Riverside Publishing
    • Psychologist and Instructor of Clinical Psychology, School-Based Mental Health Program, Department of Pediatric Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center
    • Adjunct Professor of Psychopathology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

    Training

    • Post-doctoral Fellow, Trauma Focused-CBT, Child HELP Partnership (Formerly PARTNERS Program), St. John’s University
    • Intern, Clinical Child Psychology, Columbia University Medical Center

    Education

    • PhD, Clinical Child Psychology, DePaul University
    • MA, Clinical Child Psychology, DePaul University
    • BS, Psychology, Howard University