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Clinical Instructor, UNC Department of Psychiatry

Autism Specialist, 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 an Autism Specialist at the Wilmington TEACCH Center and a Clinical Instructor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She is a Licensed Psychologist who works with individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan. Kristen provides structured teaching and psychotherapy services to child, adolescent, and adult clients, often including caregivers in sessions. She also provides diagnostic interviews as part of the evaluation team. 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.