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Dr.  Kristen  Day Ph.D
Dr. Kristen Day Ph.D
Assistant Director of Clinical Services
Profile

Dr. Day began working at UR CAPS in 2011 and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor. Serves as a member of the CAPS leadership team, assisting the CAPS Director providing leadership and managerial oversight of the administrative, clinical, crisis coordination, and consultative functions of CAPS, and the planning development and implementation of policies and initiatives. She currently serves as the supervisor for the Peer Sexual Misconduct Advisors (PSMAs), certain CAPS staff, CAPS undergraduate interns, and CAPS LPC residents in training (when on staff). She serves as the liaison for the Center for Sexual Assault and Response, Residence Life, and UR police department and represents CAPS on the Behavioral Intervention Team and serves as an alternate for the Threat Assessment Team.

 She is a generalist with a background in trauma-informed, systems focused care.  She specializes in working with trauma survivors and those in crisis.  She infuses aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness into her work with all students. She believes clients are the authors of their own stories, and strives to connect and promote the development of self-awareness and self-compassion. 

Dr. Day enjoys spending time with family and friends, chasing after her three kids as well as recreational running.

Memberships
Hostage Negotiations team for Henrico County
Disaster Behavioral Health team for the State of Virginia
American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
Education
B.S., Virginia Tech University
Psychology
B.A., Virginia Tech University
Human Development with Human Services Concentration
M.A., Appalachian State University
Marriage and Family Therapy
Ph.D., Virginia Tech University
Counselor Education and Supervision
Contact Information
(804) 289-8119
(804) 287-1227 (Fax)