Dr. Smith Eddie Kidkarndee, Psy.D.
Preferred Name: Smith
Dr. Kidkarndee aka Dr. K is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in the psychodiagnostic assessment and evidence-based treatment of individuals across the lifespan affected by anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, and other social, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Dr. Kidkarndee also specializes in LGBTQIA+ affirmative therapy. Affirmative therapy is an approach to therapy that embraces a positive view of LGBTQ identities and relationships while addressing the negative influences that heterosexism (i.e., heteronormative assumptions, institutional heterosexism, and heterosexual privilege), homophobia, and transphobia have on the lives of LGBTQIA+ individuals.
Education & Experience
Dr. Kidkarndee received his Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) in Combined School-Clinical Psychology at Pace University – NY. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at Wesleyan University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
Professional & Volunteer Affiliations
Wesleyan University - Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Assistant Director of CAPS Training & Assessment Coordinator Trauma Recovery, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
- Anxiety/Panic Attacks
- Gender Identity
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Stress Management
- Traumatic Incident
- First Responders
- BlueCross BlueShield
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