Kaitlyn Tiplady, Ph.D.

Dr. Kaitlyn Tiplady (she/her) is a Resident In Training with Georgetown Psychology. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and parents. Dr. Tiplady’s training has focused on obtaining a strong set of differential diagnostic clinical skills which enable her to properly diagnose and treat children with neurodevelopmental and learning differences. Dr. Tiplady has worked in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessment centers at three prestigious academic medical centers – the Center for Excellence in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Florida, the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) at Children’s National Hospital, and the Child Development Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She has expertise in the evaluation of children and adolescents with ASD with an emphasis on developmental evaluations for young and medically complex children. Dr. Tiplady also conducts transition evaluations for adolescents and young adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities to help families navigate the transition to adulthood. Dr. Tiplady is trained to conduct comprehensive psychological evaluations for children with concerns related to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Intellectual disabilities, Learning disabilities, Anxiety, and Mood.

In addition to expertise in neurodevelopmental assessment, Dr. Tiplady also provides therapeutic services to parents, children, and adolescents with concerns related to ASD, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, executive dysfunction, and transition to adulthood. Dr. Tiplady is flexible in her delivery and tailoring of interventions within a strong Cognitive-Behavioral orientation. Dr. Tiplady is trained to provide Exposure and Response Prevention, Behavioral Therapy, Executive Function Therapy, and Social Skills interventions to children and adolescents. Dr. Tiplady also provides parent-based behavior management training to parents of children with ASD, ADHD, or disruptive behaviors. Dr. Tiplady earned Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Human Development at Virginia Tech, her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in School Psychology from The University of Florida, completed her APA accredited pre-doctoral internship and began a fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s National Hospital in the Gilbert Family Neurofibromatosis Institute. At Georgetown Psychology, she provides services under the supervision of Dr. Maria Zimmitti until licensure (expected August/September 2022). Dr. Tiplady is a Northern Virginia native who enjoys practicing in the community.