Kristin graduated from Knox College with a Bachelors of Art in Music. She received her Master’s and doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, and she completed her clinical internship at the University of Missouri Counseling Center. She comes to Washington University with a wide range of clinical experiences, making her well prepared to work with students struggling with diverse presenting problems. Kristin’s clinical areas of interest include: gender identity questions, development, and exploration; family of origin issues; physical, psychological, and sexual trauma; group therapy; interpersonal relationship problems; and identity exploration.
Kristin is client-focused in her approach, meaning that the work will be collaborative, personalized, and flexible to meet the needs of students. She utilizes empathy, transparency, and humor to help students feel comfortable and safe to process their problems in living. Kristin’s therapeutic approach is integrative, drawing from Feminist, Interpersonal Process, and Person-Centered perspectives, and always within a strengths-based, multicultural context.