Chapel Hill Pediatric Psychology
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Katherine E. Tyson, Ph.D.

 
Dr. Tyson is a licensed psychologist and graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Connecticut, where she received her doctorate in clinical psychology.
 
Dr. Tyson conducts therapy and assessments with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.  She sees patients from ages 3 years to 22 years.  Her expertise includes autism spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, interpersonal relationships, social skills, adjustment to stress and changing family dynamics, and childhood behavior management. 
 
Dr. Tyson’s treatment approach includes individual and family-based interventions using cognitive-behavioral and other evidence-based approaches.  She works closely with children and their families to identify unique strengths and weaknesses that can be factors in positive psychological change.
 
Dr. Tyson conducts assessments to evaluate for possible autism spectrum disorders, developmental delay, academic/learning concerns, and ADHD.  In conducting these evaluations, Dr. Tyson collaborates with parents, school staff, and medical professionals to provide a full understanding of the child, as well as tailored recommendations for success at home, at school, and in the community.
 
Dr. Tyson is a member of the International Society for Autism Research, the North Carolina Psychological Association, the Society for Research in Child Development, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.  Prior to joining Chapel Hill Pediatric Psychology, she served patients at the Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Hartford, Connecticut, JFK Partners University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Colorado, and Children’s Hospital Colorado, among others.