Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Counseling & Behavioral Health

Wycoff, Kirby

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Kirby Wycoff, PsyD, EdM, MPH, NCSP

Contact Dr. Wycoff

4201 Henry Ave.
East Falls Campus
Philadelphia, PA 19144

(215) 951-0253
(215) 951-2907 fax


Dr. Kirby L. Wycoff is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist who serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Behavioral Health and Director of the Community and Trauma Counseling Program at Thomas Jefferson University . She is a leader in the mental health field and her work focuses on trauma, adversity, and policy within a public health framework. Dr. Wycoff authored the book, Trauma Informed Assessment and Intervention in School and Community Settings and she regularly publishes on psychology, public health and trauma in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Dr. Wycoff holds a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from the American Psychological Association accredited Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. She earned her Master of Education (MEd) in School Psychology from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology from Lehigh University. Dr. Wycoff earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine. During her public health training, she was awarded a LEAH Fellowship (Leadership Education in Adolescent and Young Adult Health) through the United States Health Resources and Services Administration. Dr. Wycoff served as a two year LEAH fellow at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Policy Lab, where she obtained advanced training in public health and health policy. Dr. Wycoff frequently serves as an invited member on community service, legislative and policy initiatives. She is co-chair of the National Association of School Psychology’s Trauma and Child Maltreatment Interest Group and she serves as the Co-chair of the Policy Committee for the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania. She is currently an Emerging Leader Fellow at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.