Kimberly Bell, Ph.D. joined The Hanna Perkins Center in November 2015 as Clinical Director of the Hadden Clinic for Children & Families. The position includes appointment to the John A. Hadden, Jr., M.D. Professorship in Psychoanalytic Child Development at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Bell is a licensed clinical psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience treating children, adolescents and families. She specializes in learning issues, parenting, separation anxiety and women’s issues.
In addition to maintaining a private practice, she has served as a management psychologist, providing such services as pre-employment assessments and leadership coaching. She continues to provide consulting services for Psychological & Behavioral Consultants, of Beachwood, Ohio.
From 2005 to 2010, Bell served in a variety of capacities at Hanna Perkins, including co-director of the Hadden Clinic and director of pre- and post-doctoral training programs.
Prior to moving to the Cleveland area, Bell worked in Michigan doing assessment, testing and individual psychotherapy in both outpatient and inpatient settings, and served as case manager for a community mental health center.
She has taught at Hawken School, John Carroll University and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and has presented on child and adolescent development throughout the Cleveland area.
She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and both her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology at the University of Detroit-Mercy.