Dr. Theresa Carpinito Kira, PsyD


About Me

I am certified in EMDR and utilize EMDR along with Schema Therapy/parts work, CBT, and ACT approaches to treat eating disorders, complex trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and various other presenting concerns.

Education & Experience

I earned my doctorate in clinical psychology at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology in Atlanta in 2012. I completed the EMDR Institute's EMDR training in 2018. My professional experience has been in private practice, eating disorder treatment centers, and college counseling centers. I attended intensive training in Schema Therapy in 2021 & 2022 along with many other trainings in EMDR, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based approaches, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and CBT over the years.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA Member San Francisco Psychological Association Member Eating Disorder Recovery Support, Inc. - Board Member

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+


  • English


  • Does Not Accept Insurance

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