Dr. Smith is a Harvard-trained, board certified adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist providing individual therapy, psychiatric assessments, medication management and family consultations. Dr. Smith graduated from The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She completed her general psychiatry residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA and then completed additional training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, in Cambridge, MA.
Dr. Smith specializes in providing evidence based, patient centered care. She provides a holistic approach to treatment, partnering with patients and families to meet treatment goals and taking into consideration each individual's current difficulties along with their medical health, family history and social stressors.Her caring and compassionate approach helps patients feel at ease and accepted.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.
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Years of Experience: 8 years
Kendra Smith, MD PLLC, Owner, Psychiatrist, 2020 - Present
Teladoc, Psychiatrist, 2020 - Present
Eating Recovery Center, Psychiatrist, 2021 - 2021
Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center, Psychiatrist, 2017 - 2020
Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, Child Psychiatry Fellow, 2018 - 2020
Tufts Medical Center, Psychiatry Resident, 2015 - 2018
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, 2020
Tufts Medical Center, Adult Psychiatry Residency, 2018
University of Texas Medical Branch, Doctor of Medicine, 2015