Kirandeep Kaur is a Ph.D. candidate at Brigham Young University’s APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program. Kirandeep received her Master’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University and both her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology and Postgraduate training in Clinical Psychology from the
University of Delhi, India.
As part of her clinical training at BYU’s Comprehensive Clinic, Kirandeep has spent the past three years conducting psychological assessments and individual therapy for a range of age groups and mental health concerns with members of the greater Utah County community.
Kirandeep feels passionate about promoting the health and development of children, adolescents, and their families; her clinical training is aimed towards a specialization in Pediatric Psychology. At Primary Children’s Hospital Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic, she offers therapy and brief assessments in a variety of areas: sleep medicine, food allergies/GI disorders, and other chronic illness.
As part of her program, Kirandeep has also completed an externship at Southpoint Pediatrics, a clinic that specializes in both psychological and medical services for children and young adults. As an extern Kirandeep provided brief psychological assessments and worked with children and young adults suffering from anxiety, mood disorders, AD/HD, and other emotional and behavioral difficulties.
Kirandeep strives to bring an effective blend of warmth and compassion with skills training, such as cognitive behavior strategies, mindfulness-based approaches, and parent training, all aimed at helping youth and promoting change by enhancing their functioning. Her psychotherapy is individualized to meet the client’s needs; however, she values the use of empirically-supported treatment to maximize the likelihood of positive outcomes for specific difficulties. Kirandeep was born and raised in India. With her education and broad training experience in working with people from multiple cultures, Kirandeep strives to be a multiculturally-competent therapist by offering help to people from all races, genders, and sexual orientations.
When Kirandeep is not doing therapy, you can find her playing with her 3-year-old golden retriever. In her quieter moments, she enjoys cooking and recreating some of her favorite Indian dishes.