KATHERINE DEARBORN KING, PSYD

Katherine King, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist practicing in Massachusetts. She has advanced specialized training in Geropsychology and specific interests in adult development and aging, couples across the lifespan, gender/sexual/relationship diversity, existential concerns, chronic illness adjustment, and health professional burnout recovery. She has worked and trained in a variety of medical and mental health care settings such as inpatient psychiatry, primary care, palliative and hospice care, skilled nursing, home-based care, and elder protective services. She completed her APA-accredited clinical psychology internship in the Geropsychology track at Bedford VAMC and went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in Geropsychology at VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. King is currently an associate professor, the Geropsychology concentration director, and a faculty member in the clinical health psychology concentration in the clinical PsyD doctoral program at William James College in Newton, MA. She is engaged in research on death anxiety, burnout, older adult personality assessment, and the Geropsychology mental health workforce shortage. Dr. King is a member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Gerontology Association and the Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs.



Speaker Disclosures:


Financial: Katherine King maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with the William James College. She is the co-host of Noble Mind Podcast. Katherine King receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.


Non-financial: Katherine King is a member of the Gerontological Society of America, the American Psychological Association, Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, Massachusetts Gerontology Association, the Psychologists in Long-Term Care, and the Massachusetts Psychological Association. She is an ad hoc reviewer for Clinical Gerontologist.