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Hilit Kletter

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Child and Adolescent Psychology Clinic 401 Quarry Rd MC 5719 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 498-9111
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Professional Overview


Dr. Hilit Kletter is a licensed child psychologist with specialization in childhood trauma and posttraumatic stress. She has extensive experience
treating a wide range of traumas including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, community and domestic violence, medical trauma, sudden/violent
death, and emotional abuse. Dr. Kletter helped develop and oversees the training program for Stanford Cue-Centered Therapy, a treatment for youth
with chronic trauma. She has experience doing assessments as well as individual, group, and family psychotherapy utilizing evidence-based
practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure, and behavioral management to treat anxiety disorders including posttraumatic stress
disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and phobias. She has worked in a variety of settings such as community
mental health, day-treatment programs, schools, a domestic violence shelter, and outpatient clinics. She provides training and consultation to school
staff and after school programs, community agencies, and youth organizations. In addition, Dr. Kletter supervises undergraduate and
graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and medical students. Dr. Kletter received her BA in anthropology from the University of Washington and was a Koret Foundation Fellow while completing her PhD studies at Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Child and Family Guidance Center in Northridge, CA and her post-doctoral fellowship at Kaiser Permanente Child Psychiatry in Milpitas, CA.and her post-doctoral fellowship at Kaiser Permanente Child Psychiatry in Milpitas, CA.

Clinical Focus

  • Psychology
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders

Academic Appointments

Professional Education

Medical Education: Pacific Graduate School of Psychology CA (2008)
Fellowship: Kaiser Permanente CA (2009)
Internship: Child and Family Guidance Center CA (2008)

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Risk and resiliency factors of childhood posttraumatic stress and development and improvement of treatment interventions.

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