LGBTQ+ and physical disability populations; minority stress and health disparities; feminist and multicultural therapies
Dr. Kristin J. Conover is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at CSPP-Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a doctoral emphasis in Feminist Studies. She earned a master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College, and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She provides psychotherapy in a private practice setting with clinical specialties in LGBTQ+ populations, sexual and relationship trauma, physical disability and chronic illness, and anxiety. Her research focuses on physical disability and LGBTQ+ mental health using qualitative and quantitative methods. She is a cat person who spends most of her time with her first dog. She enjoys her partner's new interest in cooking and going camping as much as possible in the summers.
Conover, K. J., Israel, T., & Nylund-Gibson, K. (2017). Development and validation of the Ableist Microaggressions Scale. The Counseling Psychologist, 45(4), 570-599.