Dr. Kristie Craigen
Director of Assessments
Dr. Kristie Craigen is a psychometric testing specialist with almost 10 years assessment experience in both clinical and organizational contexts. Kristie received her under graduate degree in Psychology from Wollongong University, Australia and began her testing career with executive search and development firms. Kristie returned to clinical studies after the birth of her two children, receiving a M. A. in clinical psychology and a clinical doctorate in psychology (PsyD.) from Alliant International University (California School of Professional Psychology).
As an advocate of Cognitive Behavioral interventions, Kristie utilizes this treatment approach in conjunction with Positive Psychology ideologies, encouraging young people to become aware of and develop individual skills and strengths as a means to reach their potential.
Over the past 4 years, her clinical focus has been on working with children and adolescents who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or academic difficulties usually in the presence of co-morbid conditions such as substance abuse, familial dysfunction &/or psychological issues. In addition, she helps youth adapt to mainstream school life by acquiring and improving those social skills typically associated with developmental delay.
Kristie recently developed a successful psychosocial prevention and intervention program for a well known NGO currently featured in several international schools in Hong Kong.