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Kate Gibson, PsyD, ABPP

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Kate Gibson, PsyD, ABPP is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety, trauma, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs), and behavioral problems. Dr. Gibson also has a subspeciality in Selective Mutism. Dr. Gibson is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Gibson ... Read full bio
September is Children’s Good Manners Month. The term manners can mean many different things to different people, and what are considered good…
Many parents and caregivers we work with are already walking on eggshells around their children, whether their children are struggling with anxiety…
What is CBT? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a structured goal-oriented treatment approach that can be shorter in length than other forms…

Teen Dating Violence

February 24, 2021
Violence within intimate relationships is an uncomfortable topic for many people. Even more so is the idea that violence can occur within…
This year has brought many unexpected challenges, changes, and new responsibilities. Parents have taken on a variety of new roles while juggling…
Ever heard of Trichotillomania or Excoriation? What are Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)? They are explained here in honor of BFRB Awareness Week…
It is never too early to start talking to children and teaching them about tough issues. Positive and open attitudes about race…
Effective discipline is a big topic especially when what we do varies greatly depending on the age of the child and the situation.…
There are children for whom we see signs that they are anxious or unhappy or beginning to suffer emotionally or behaviorally. We…
With the new year upon us many people will feel inspired and others pressured to go into 2020 with ambitious new year’s…
Several families have asked me about how they can teach their young children to understand the value of money. Kids are learning…
In Recognition of OCD Awareness Week October 13-19, 2019 I am providing some education about OCD. When people hear "OCD" they often…
Kate Gibson, PsyD, ABPP, Author at Kurtz Psychology