Dr. Christi Bostwick, PhD, is a developmental and child psychologist and parenting expert with over 25 years of experience in treating children and adolescents.  Dr. Bostwick specializes in co-occurring behavioral concerns in children and adolescents often produced as a result of learning differences, sensory deficits, and toileting concerns.  Dr. Bostwick’s eclectic and conversational approach draws heavily from her background in developmental and family systems research and practice.

Dr. Bostwick is in private practice at The Talk Doctor in Northfield, MN.  She serves as an adjunct instructor at her alma mater, St. Olaf College.  Dr. Bostwick has also been an adjunct instructor at The University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas and Rockhurst University in in Kansas City, Missouri.  She has taught introductory and clinical psychology courses to a variety of undergraduates and supervised post-doctoral students.  She wrote a children’s book titled, Blankie Bits, which was a 2014 finalist in the Indie Book Awards.  Dr. Bostwick also provides parenting basics on her blog, and has contributed to several online news providers including the Huffington Post.

Dr. Bostick earned her BA at St. Olaf College and her Ph.D. at The University of Kansas. Dr. Bostwick completed a clinical child psychology internship and fellowship at The Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.  She has spent her entire career either working within medical practices or partnering with community medical professionals to provide integrative care.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Christi Bostwick maintains a private practice and is employed with Stepping Stone Clinic, LLC. She receives a speaker honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Christi Bostwick has no relevant non-financial relationships.