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Dr. Kathryn Castle

Dr. Kathryn Castle is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry.  She is a clinical psychologist with extensive treatment experience in the areas of anxiety, depression, and suicidal behavioral in adolescent, young adult, and adult populations.  Within the Department of Psychiatry, she serves as Director of Adult Ambulatory Services (Adult General Ambulatory, Deaf Wellness, Lazos Fuertes Behavioral Health and Wellness Services).  Dr. Castle also serves as the Psychology Chief in the Department of Psychiatry.

In addition, Dr. Castle also serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the Office of Medical Education and co-chair of the medical school’s Wellness and Resilience Committee, at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Dr. Castle received her undergraduate degree from Spelman College, in Atlanta, Georgia.  She completed her graduate training at DePaul University in Chicago, IL and her clinical/pediatric internship at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.  She has advanced training in adolescent health through her postdoctoral fellowship in the Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) a joint fellowship through the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics.  Dr. Castle also completed a three-year, National Research Service Award (NRSA) fellowship with the Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide within the Department of Psychiatry.