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Amy Kreins, PhD

In her clinical practice, Amy Kreins, PhD, delivers Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments to adults and teens with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, depression, aging, and relationship problems. She builds on an individual’s strengths and individualizes therapy to each person’s needs. She believes that psychotherapy can help individuals most effectively use their resources to increase self-understanding, to improve decision-making, to solve problems, and to create paths to the lives they want. Her approach is compassionate and nonjudgmental. Dr. Kreins owns and runs a group practice located in the Craig Ranch neighborhood in southwest McKinney, Texas. Kreins Psychological Services (www.kreinspsyc.com) currently offers both in-person and telehealth services.

Dr. Kreins completed her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Health Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno, CA. She completed her predoctoral internship at Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center and her postdoctoral fellowship at UC-Santa Cruz’s Student Counseling Center. She grew up in northwest New Jersey and graduated Cum Laude, In Honors from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA in 1993 with a B.S. in Psychology. Dr. Kreins has over 23 years of experience in the field and has been in private practice for over 10 years. She has taught workshops on eating disorders, body image, stress management, dementia, and depression. Her passions include traveling, movies, and spending time with her two sons.