Kendra Read, PhD

Kendra Read, PhD is a clinical psychologist, the Director of the Mood & Anxiety Program and Director of Anxiety Programs at Seattle Children’s. She is also the Director of Psychotherapy Training and Co-Chair of the Curriculum Committee through the University of Washington School of Medicine Child Psychiatry Fellowship. Dr. Read specializes in the treatment of youth with anxiety disorders and OCD from a cognitive behavioral therapy perspective. Her research interests include understanding factors that contribute to treatment outcome, and the dissemination and implementation of CBT for anxiety disorders.


Graduate School: Temple University, Philadelphia
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine, Standford

Department Affiliations

Other Affiliations

Mood and Anxiety Program – Seattle Children’s Therapy
Training Clinic

Recent Publications

Identifying Suicide Risk in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Are Depression Screeners Sufficient?
(2022 May 1)
Diabetes Care 45(5): 1288-1291
Moss AC, Roberts AJ, Yi-Frazier JP, Read KL, Taplin CE, Weaver KW, Pihoker C, Hirsch IB, Malik FS

A Qualitative Examination of a School-Based Implementation of Computer-Assisted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Child Anxiety.
(2021 Jun)
School Ment Health 13(2): 347-361
Crane ME, Phillips KE, Maxwell CA, Norris LA, Rifkin LS, Blank JM, Sorid SD, Read KL, Swan AJ, Kendall PC, Frank HE

Driving Safety in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.
(2020 Nov)
Diabetes Spectr 33(4): 352-357
Roberts AJ, Moss A, Malik FS, Taplin C, Pihoker C, Hirsch IB, Read K, Yi-Frazier JP

Indicated Prevention for Depression at the Transition to High School: Outcomes for Depression and Anxiety.
(2019 May)
Prev Sci 20(4): 499-509
Makover H, Adrian M, Wilks C, Read K, Stoep AV, McCauley E

Reproducing or Reducing Inequity? Considerations for School Food Programs.
(2018 Mar 1)
Can J Diet Pract Res 79(1): 18-22
Mcisaac JD, Read K, Williams PL, Raine KD, Veugelers PJ, Kirk SFL

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