Dr. Robert Kitts is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who has been working in Boston for over ten years. He works primarily with children, teenagers, young adults, college students, adults, and parents. Dr. Kitts draws from a number of approaches in order to best meet the needs of his clients, including cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and supportive therapy, as well as mindfulness practices.
Dr. Kitts focuses on clients dealing with anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ issues, college health, and school and work burnout. Dr. Kitts also has experience with academic issues, ADHD, bipolar disorder, chronic illness, compulsive behaviors, existential challenges, impulse control, parenting, transgender topics, and trauma.
Dr. Kitts graduated from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University with his MD after receiving his undergraduate degree from Cornell University. He trained at Boston Children’s Hospital and stayed on as faculty for a total of 9 years, including being the training director of its Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. He is as an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Kitts is currently a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Bentley University.