UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill
Education and Training:
B.S., Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MA, Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jennifer S. Kirby, PhD is a Clinical Professor in the UNC-CH Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and in the UNC-CH Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Kirby serves as the Director of Clinic Operations and Training for the UNC-CH Psychology and Neuroscience Community Clinic. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy, and trains and supervises graduate students, psychiatric residents, and professionals in individual and couple therapy using these treatment approaches. Dr. Kirby has participated in the development and evaluation of a number of relationship intervention programs from a cognitive-behavioral perspective. These have included working with couples who are experiencing eating disorders, emotion dysregulation, infidelity, health concerns such as breast cancer, and couples who are preparing for marriage.