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Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry

Staff Psychologist, Wilmington TEACCH Center


B.A., Psychology, College of Wooster

M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Delaware

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Delaware

Clinical Psychology Internship, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Training at Greensboro TEACCH Center and ADHD Clinic at UNCG


Clinical Psychologist

Summary Statement: 

Kristen King is a Staff Psychologist at the Wilmington TEACCH Center and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She is a Licensed Psychologist who works with autistic individuals across the lifespan. Kristen provides structured teaching and psychotherapy services to child, adolescent, and adult clients, often including caregivers in sessions. She also conducts diagnostic interviews and autism assessments. She is an instructor in the TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education Program (T-STEP) and enjoys collaborating with Vocational Rehabilitation and Cape Fear Community College on this program.