Kristin Kunkle, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and Instructor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD). Dr. Kunkle specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and young adults with anxiety disorders. Her specific clinical interests include separation anxiety, specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, parent training, behavior management, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Kunkle provides treatment in a variety of different modalities, including individual, group, and intensive psychotherapy, as well as family coaching approaches (e.g., PCIT; CALM) and school consultations. Dr. Kunkle graduated summa cum laude with her B.S. in Psychology from West Virginia University. She then received her Psy.D. from Long Island University - Post, completed her pre-doctoral internship at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at CUCARD. Dr. Kunkle has also provided cognitive-behavioral therapy to individuals in a variety of other treatment facilities, including Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Manhattan Psychology Group, PC, The Psychological Health Collaborative, PLLC, and the LIU-Post Psychological Services Center. Dr. Kunkle's research interests focus on early childhood parenting issues, specifically those related to improving the effectiveness and acceptability of behavioral treatment programs. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented on these topics at regional and national psychology conferences. She is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and the New York State Psychological Association.