Dr. Reagan Kinnear is a licensed child psychologist at the Child Study Center at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Kinnear has over 15 years of direct experience working with children and families. Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Kinnear served as a Director of Clinical Services, staff psychologist and clinical supervisor in the Behavior Management Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Kinnear specializes in working with children who present with complex developmental and/or behavioral disabilities. Dr. Kinnear has a special interest in working with young children with disruptive behaviors and anxiety disorders, and more specifically those with selective mutism.
Dr. Kinnear earned her doctoral degree from Oklahoma State University. She completed an APA-approved doctoral internship and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Department of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Kinnear is a certified therapist and level 1 trainer of Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She has also completed training in modification of PCIT to address anxiety disorders in children, including selective mutism.
Dr. Kinnear works to individualize treatment to the specific needs of her families using evidence-based treatments including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), behavioral parent training and PCIT. In addition to helping children learn strategies to cope with emotions, she coaches caregivers how to help their child be successful across settings. Dr. Kinnear collaborates and consults with additional caregivers (e.g. school staff), as indicated.
Dr. Reagan Kinnear
Child Study Center – Cook Children’s
1300 West Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76102