- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Fielding Graduate University
Kristin Beasley, Ph.D. (aka Dr. B) in Clinical Psychology, and a diverse sprinkling of human development, anthropology, philosophy, and neuroscience. Dr. B earned her parent-child/infant mental health specialization and had the opportunity to work in the pediatric department at the Cleveland Clinic, and the Psychoanalytic Society in Ohio. She also explored Kenya to learn about extreme poverty because her work revolves around the commitment to create sustainable change and effective implementation of innovations that include learning how to Leave a Lifeprint and build resilience from the beginning.
Understanding trauma-informed care is critical because it touches every aspect of people’s lives. Over the past three decades she has honed her listening skills as a Clinical Psychologist, her training skills by creating and teaching curriculum as a tenured college professor, and her business skills by owning, and running an organic tangerine and plum farm in the central San Joaquin Valley, and currently, as a professional speaker which starts with being a lifelong learner. Dr. B is dedicated to meaning-making with diverse groups by using her academic expertise, real-world experience, inspiration for change, and enthusiasm to make learning relevant. Dr. B is committed to the idea of decentralizing mental and physical health so everyone has access to trauma-informed and resilience-building care across the lifespan.