Katherine Lynch, Psy.D.
Dr. Lynch is a registered psychological assistant (PSB94022618) working towards licensure under the supervision of Dr. Robert Holaway (PSY22248). She received her B.A. in Psychology from Stanford University and her MPH in Community Health Sciences from UCLA. Dr. Lynch attended the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, where she earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and recently completed her clinical internship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. During her doctoral training, Dr. Lynch studied strategies for adapting evidence-based treatments for depression and anxiety to individuals in underserved populations. She completed clinical and research training in the treatment of adolescents in school-based settings, where she explored ways to engage teenagers in mental health promotion and care. As a psychology intern at the VA Palo Alto, Dr. Lynch received training in evidence-based therapies for PTSD, couples counseling, and women’s health. She enjoys finding creative ways to engage clients in treatment, adapting the most up-to-date evidence-based approaches to the specific needs of each individual client, and has a strong interest in working with adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, mood, and medical disorders. In addition to her assistantship at PAG, Dr. Lynch is also a researcher at the VA National Center for PTSD, where she is involved in the development and evaluation of mobile apps for the treatment of PTSD.