Kristin Hunter Kroll, Ph.D.

Kristin Hunter Kroll is a post-doctoral fellow who recently completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University/Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center and earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia. During her training, Kristin had the privilege of receiving generalist training as well as specialized training in health psychology during her work in various clinical settings, including but not limited to: the Departments of Pediatric Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, and Pulmonology at Children's Hospital of Georgia, the Eating Disorders Clinic at Augusta University,the the Augusta University Stoney Outpatient Clinic, and the Center for Counseling and Personal Evaluation at the University of Georgia. From these training experiences, Kristin has learned to offer caring and competent clinical services in her work performing psychological evaluations, conducting individual and group psychotherapy, and teaching psychoeducational seminars to family members and clinical providers. Kristin's clinical interests primarily focus upon working with children diagnosed with chronic medical conditions (e.g. diabetes, cystic fibrosis, and asthma), conditions associated with lifestyle behaviors (e.g. obesity), and disorders associated with depression and anxiety. In addition to these aforementioned interests, Kristin enjoys building upon her experiences as an instructor of record for the course "Career and Academic Planning" at the University of Georgia by helping middle and high school students learn preparatory skills for higher education (e.g. study skills, time management skills, and coping skills).