Jennifer J. Kirk, Psy. D

About Dr. Kirk

Dr. Jennifer Kirk was born and raised in the Southern New Jersey/Philadelphia area.  She completed her undergraduate degree at LaSalle University and later moved to Connecticut to complete her master’s degree at the University of Hartford. In 1998, she moved across the country to pursue her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Denver and met her husband, Dr. John Kirk. They moved out of the state for three years to finish their internship and fellowship training and then returned to the beautiful front range of Colorado in 2004. Dr. Kirk enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two daughters. She also enjoys reading historical fiction, paddle boarding, and returning to the ocean whenever she can.

Education

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver (APA Approved)
  • Two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Rehabilitation Psychology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Licensed psychologist in the State of Colorado

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association – Division 22
  • Colorado Neuropsychological Society
  • 303-915-0108
  • 720-627-5843
Dr. Kirk's Professional Experience

~ Dr. Jennifer Kirk collaborates with Dr. John Kirk for each evaluation, providing a complimentary assessment approach.


~Dr. Jennifer Kirk worked as a Rehabilitation Psychologist in an acute inpatient rehabilitation setting for five years before joining Kirk NBH in 2010.

~ Dr. Jennifer Kirk has over 10 years of experience in neuropsychological assessment and treatment, working with children, adolescents and adults with a wide variety of medical and psychological complications and history of:

Learning Disabilities
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Complex Medical/Genetic Disorders
Gifted Children with Learning and/or Attention Disorders (i.e., children often described as “twice exceptional”)

~ Dr. Jennifer Kirk has published in the area of neuropsychological assessment and the complications of pain when working with medically complex patients.

~Annual Meeting of Colorado University Disability Officers
Aurora, Colorado 2019
Neuropsychological Assessment and Accomodations Among College Students
Jennifer J. Kirk, Psy. D.

~ Hill Briggs, F., Kirk, J.J., & Wegener, S.T. (2005). Geriatric Pain and Neuropsychological Assessment. In S.S. Bush & T.A. Martin (Eds.), Geriatric Neuropsychology: Practice Essentials. The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.

Poster presented at the 17th Annual American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Chicago, IL
~Kirk, J.W., Green, C.M., Williams, A.R., & Kirk, J.J. (2019). Investigating the Neuropsychological Phenotype of Proximal Versus Distal 16p11.2 Microdeletion Syndrome through 3 Pediatric Case Studies. [Abstract] The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 33(4), 666-667.

Posters presented at the 14th Annual American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Chicago, IL
~ Kirk, J.W., Green, C.M., Kirk, J.J., & Mahone, E.M. (2016). 9-year-old boy with primary complex motor stereotypies (CMS): a case highlighting the neuropsychological phenotype. [Abstract] The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 30(3), 449.