Kelsie Hendrickson, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who conducts comprehensive psychological assessment as well as evidence-based therapy for children and adolescents. She specializes pediatric adjustment to acute and chronic illnesses, medical nonadherence, obsessive compulsive and OCD-spectrum disorders (e.g., trichotillomania), and disruptive behaviors in young children. She also sees children for other problems including pain management, anxiety, depression, sleep problems, and disordered eating.
Dr. Hendrickson completed her clinical internship at Children’s Mercy Hospital and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the San Antonio Military Medical Center where she cared for children and families of U.S. service members via direct patient care and consultation with pediatricians and medical subspecialists. She provided psychological services on a variety of medical teams including feeding, hematology/oncology, sickle cell, diabetes, gastroenterology, and cystic fibrosis. She also has received training through the Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute for OCD.
Dr. Hendrickson continues to use evidence-based practice for the assessment and treatment of a variety of childhood disorders. She has specific training in family and behavior-based therapies, including parent management training and exposure and response prevention, as well as acceptance and commitment therapy.
Rodriguez, L., Hendrickson, K. L. & Rasmussen, E. B. (2018). Development and quantification of measures for risky and delayed food and monetary outcome choices, Behavioral Processes, 151, 16-26. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2018.02.020
Hendrickson, K. L. & Rasmussen, E. B. (2017) Mindful eating reduces impulsive food choice in adolescents and adults. Health Psychology, 36(3), 226-235. doi: 10.1037/hea0000440
Gould, S. & Hendrickson, K. L. (2016) Coordination of care and early adolescent eating disorder treatment outcomes. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 8(2), 5-14.
Ruffault, A., Gregoire, S., Hendrickson, K. L., & Flahault, C. (2015). Cognitive behavioral therapy with daily mindfulness training: A case report of comorbid binge eating and bipolar disorders. Mindfulness, 7(2), 573-576. doi: 10.1007/s12671-015-0446-z
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