Kristen Wilkinson, PsyD, is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Barrington Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy and a remote coach outside of Chicago, Illinois. She is a recent graduate from the Clinical Psychology Program at Midwestern University, Downers Grove. She also is a contributing writer for StepMom Magazine, and an Adjunct Professor at Elmhurst College and Midwestern University. Dr. Wilkinson specializes in work with young adults, women, divorce, stepfamilies, and bariatric surgery candidates. She has extensive training in working with anxiety, depression, body image, perfectionism, grief and loss, adjustment, and relationship and family concerns. Dr. Wilkinson believes fully in the power of self-compassion and acceptance and uses this lens when working with clients. Outside of her professional work, she enjoys spending time with her spouse, Alex, and their two rescue dogs, Charlie and George.