Kristen Yanchak Hirsh

Kristen Yanchak Hirsh Ph.D


Ph.D. Clinical Psychology



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University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.S. in Psychology / Biology

University of Alabama at Birmingham, M.A. in Counseling

University of Memphis, Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology

Internship at University of Tennessee Health Science Center Neuroscience Institute

Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Developmental Medicine


Kristen Yanchak is a licensed psychologist who specializes in psychological assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. She received a doctoral degree from the University of Memphis where she completed training and clinical work in vocational psychology, disability assessment, and child and adult psychopathology. Dr. Yanchak received extensive training in neuropsychological assessment and medical psychology at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis. She acquired specialized training in assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders at Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Dr. Yanchak also served as a member of the Autism Summit Act Early team, a collaboration of professionals from multiple disciplines who are focused on early detection and intervention for autism spectrum disorders.

Dr. Yanchak specializes in psychological assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with disorders that include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety, learning disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders.

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