Katrina Lenz, PsyD

Katrina Lenz, PsyD

Katrina Lenz, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist with the Eating Disorders Program and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Internship

Clinical Psychology - Southern Louisiana Internship Consortium, Baton Rouge, LA

Fellowship

Eating Disorders - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY

Graduate Degree

PsyD - Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
MA in Psychology - Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Psychologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Lenz, K., Mitan, L., Kleinhenz, S., & Matthews, A. (2018).  When Outpatient Care Is Not Enough: Successful Use of an Inpatient Behavioral Intervention for a Child with ARFID. Clinical Case Studies.

2017

Matthews, A., Lenz, K., Copps, E., & Peterson, C. (2017). Caregiver burden and illness perceptions in caregivers of medically hospitalized youth with anorexia nervosa. Eating Behaviors, 29, 14-18.

2016

Wilfahrt, R., Matthews, A., Lenz, K. & Sim, L. (2016). Family based therapy interventions for uncontrolled type 1 diabetes in an adolescent: A case report. Practical Diabetes, 34(3), 95-98.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Matthews, A., Lenz, K., Peterson, C. & Mitan, L. (2019, March). Eating Disorder Symptom Severity and Psychological Distress: No Differences Exist among Adolescents with Atypical Anorexia Nervosa and Full Threshold Anorexia Nervosa. Poster at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, NY.

2018

Lenz, K., Matthews, A., & Peterson, C. (2018, April). A Comparison of Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) Scores in Transgender Youth and Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa.  Paper presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Chicago, IL.

Matthews, A., Peterson, C., Lenz, K., Copps, E., & Mitan, L. (2018, April). Psychosocial Adjustment of Siblings of Youth with Anorexia Nervosa.  Paper presentation at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Chicago, IL.

2017

Matthews, A., Lenz, K., Copps, E., & Peterson, C. (2017, June). Illness Beliefs and Caregiver Burden in Parents of Medically Hospitalized Youth with Anorexia Nervosa.  Poster presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Invited Lectures

2018

Lenz, K. (2018, May). Living with an Adolescent with Anorexia Nervosa: The Caregiver and Sibling Experience. Colloquium presentation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

2017

Bedard-Thomas, K., & Lenz, K. (2017, March). Identifying peripartum depression in the NICU. Clinical Teaching Day presentation for nursing staff at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Awards and Honors

2007-2011, Dean’s High Honors, Summa Cum Laude, Thomas More College
2007-2011, Chancellor’s Scholar, Thomas More College
2010, Psychology Major of the Year, Thomas More College
2010, Dean’s Award of Excellence in Research, Thomas More College

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2013-present, Academy for Eating Disorders