Kristina Espinosa, PSY.D.


Kristina Espinosa, PSY.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who joined the Developing Brain Institute in September 2019. Dr. Espinosa specializes in the assessment of infants and children with acute and chronic medical conditions, and neurodevelopmental delays and disabilities. She also has specialized training in the assessment and treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) with an overarching goal to improve the quality of infant and mother attachment. Dr. Espinosa obtained her doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University, where her studies and research interests included assessment and treatment of behavioral and emotional issues related to a variety of pediatric illnesses including congenital heart disease, extreme prematurity, diabetes and genetic conditions. She completed her fellowship at Boston Children’s/Harvard Medical School, with pre-doctoral training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Broward Health Medical Center.

Address: 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010
Email: fetalbrain@childrensnational.org
Department: MRI Lab