Biography

Kipp Pietrantonio, Ph.D., is a Counseling Psychologist originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Dr. Pietrantonio attended Grand Valley State University where he received a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. Dr. Pietrantonio then received a Master's in Community Counseling followed by a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Pietrantonio completed his APA Accredited Internship at the University of California Santa Cruz - Counseling and Psychological Services followed by a Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan - Counseling and Psychological Services. 

Following completion of his education, Dr. Pietrantonio was hired as a Senior Staff Psychologist at The Ohio State University Counseling and Consultation Service. He served as the Advanced Practicum Coordinator for two years and then took a position as a training director at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Pietrantonio joined the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in January 2019.

Dr. Pietrantonio specializes in a variety of concerns including Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, Eating Disorders/Body Image Concerns, Men's Mental Health Concerns, and Treatment Resistant Depression. Dr. Pietrantonio has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Exposure Response Prevention, and generally works from a person centered approach. 

Dr. Pietrantonio has served in multiple professional roles including being elected to the American Psychological Association Committee on Socioeconomic Status where he served as Vice Chair from 2015-2016. He is currently serving on the APA Task Force for the Creation of Professional Practice Guidelines for Low-Income and Economically Marginalized People. 

Dr. Pietrantonio is a Licensed Psychologist with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

License Information

TX License #38066; Expires 6/30/2022

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Education & Training
  • Undergraduate School - Grand Valley State University (2004-2008), Psychology
  • Fellowship - The University of Michigan - Counseling and Psychological Services (2013-2014), Psychology
  • American Pscyhological Association Internship - University of California Santa Cruz (2012-2013), Psychology
  • Graduate School - University of North Dakota (2008-2010), Counseling
  • Graduate School - University of North Dakota (2010-2013), Counseling Psychology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • The American Psychological Association (2013-2018)
Books & Publications
Research
  • Clinical Efficacy
  • Men and Masculinities
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Psychological Effects of Debt
  • Professional Issues in Psychology

Clinical Focus

  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders

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Psychiatry Clinic

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