Kathleen Davis, PsyD

Kathleen Davis, PsyD

Kathleen Davis, PsyD, is a psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and with the Autism Integrated Care Program at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Evaluation and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental disabilities, Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Locations: Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in University City, PA
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Residency

Pediatric Psychology - Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Fellowship

Early Childhood/Autism - Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

Graduate Degree

PsyD in Clinical Psychology - Loyola University, Baltimore, MD
MS in Clinical Psychology - Loyola University, Baltimore, MD

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Caregiver stress and coping following the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

Publications

Posters and Presentations

2015

Davis, K.A. The Relationship between Adaptive Functioning and Social Responsiveness in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Caregiver Quality of Life (QoL). Poster Presentation at International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, Utah. May 2015.

2013

Davis, K.A. Pilot Study of Caregiver Support Group: My Child Was Recently Diagnosed With an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Now What? Poster Presentation at the 2013 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington. April 2013.

2012

Davis, K.A. Ethical entrepreneurism: Developing, maintaining, and closing a practice. In J.E. Barnett (Chair), The ethical businessperson: Oxymoron or essential values of the profession? Symposium presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, Florida. August 2012

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Society of Pediatric Psychology, APA Division 54
Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, APA Division 53