Kristine Hernandez, Psy.DPostdoctoral Fellow
Neuropsychology Department - Counseling
Dr. Kristine Hernandez is a Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow at ICCD. She earned a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Global Mental Health from William James College (APA-Accredited). Her doctoral project focused on the social emotional development of child refugees. Clinically, Dr. Hernandez provided therapy, consultation, and conducted psychological assessments in both public and therapeutic school settings. She provided individual and group therapy to children between the ages of five and 12 with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances receiving short term stabilization and treatment at Bradley Hospital.
Dr. Hernandez completed her Pre-Doctoral Internship at Aspire Health Alliance (APA Accredited; formerly South Shore Mental Health) where she provided individual and family therapy using integrative psychodynamic, internal family systems, cognitive-behavioral, and trauma informed interventions with children and adolescents across the developmental spectrum. During her internship training year, she also completed short-term assessment and return to school 45-day integrative assessments within a therapeutic day school setting. Dr. Hernandez primarily utilizes evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) while integrating expressive arts and play therapy techniques into treatment.
In her spare time, she loves running, rollerblading, and exploring new fun areas around Boston.