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Kimberly Kirkpatrick Justice, Ph.D.

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Kimberly Kirkpatrick Justice, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Bradshaw & Associates of Baldwin Park

Orlando, FL USA 

Kimberly Kirkpatrick Justice, PhD is a clinical psychologist specializing in clinical child, pediatric/health, and sleep psychology along with primary care behavioral medicine. She has extensive experience working on multidisciplinary teams along side medical providers coordinating care to address both the psychological and medical needs of the whole patient.

Dr. Justice holds a masters of science and doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a speciality in Pediatric and Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Florida’s Clinical and Health Psychology Department. Dr. Justice’s clinical training also includes a Predoctoral Internship at the prestigious Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics in Kansas City, MO. During this training experience, she worked in the general child psychology outpatient clinic conducting psychological and psychoeducational assessments and treatment for children with a variety of learning and behavioral disorders. In addition, she consulted with medical teams to provide psychological services for the pediatric medical inpatients and participated on the autism interdisciplinary team to provide psychological assessments and therapeutic interventions for children on the autism spectrum. She completed her post-doctoral psychological residency at Psychological Affiliates, Inc., a private practice specializing in forensic psychology in Winter Park, Florida.

In 2007, Dr. Justice joined the Children’s Lung, Asthma & Sleep Specialists Practice. She developed the practice’s behavioral sleep medicine program to provide psychological services to the pediatric and adult sleep and pulmonary patients. This program focuses on psychosocial, developmental, and contextual factors contributing to the etiology, course, and outcome of sleep and pulmonary medical conditions. It also incorporated the assessment and treatment of comorbid behavioral and emotional issues as well as promoting health and health-related behaviors.

Dr. Justice is the only clinical psychologist in the Central Florida area recognized by the American Board of Sleep Medicine as completing all requirements to practice a specialty in Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Dr. Justice continues to act as a referral/consultant resource for medical groups. Dr. Justice is a proud member of the Pediatric Sleep Council.

Publications

Tercyak, K.P., Johnson, S.B., Kirkpatrick, K.A., & Silverstein, J. (1998). Offering a randomized trial of intensive therapy for IDDM to adolescents. Diabetes Care, 21, 213 – 215.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. (2024, February). Sleep and learning: Impact on kids with learning differences. Presented in the The American Academy’s Speaker Series on Learning Differences.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. (2015, April). Behavioral Insomnia of Childhood. Presentation at the 2015 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Florida Chapter Conference, Orlando, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. (2013, November). Pediatric behavioral sleep medicine: A brief introduction. Invited speaker for University of Central Florida Department of Psychology Brown Bag, Orlando, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice. K.A. (2013, June). Pediatric behavioral sleep medicine part II: Sleep disorders and interventions. Presented at the Central Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association Meeting, Fern Park, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. (2013, February). Pediatric behavioral sleep medicine: An introduction to diagnosis and intervention for psychologists. Presented at the Central Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association Meeting, Fern Park, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A., Romano, D., Keck, A., Masten Hoese, V., Shanbhag, M., Cruse, N. & Samuels, K. (2012, September). Current topics in psychology: A symposium. Presented at the Central Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association Meeting, Fern Park, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. & Leinbach, M. (2010, January). Pediatric sleep disorders. Presentation to the Sensory Processing Disorder Parent Support Group, Winter Park, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. & Ajayi, A. (2008, April). Tired or wired? A discussion on the relationship between sleep, hyperactivity, learning and other behavioral disorders. Presented to local pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals, Orlando, Winter Park, Eustis, Melbourne, & Tampa, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. (2004, April), Medical neglect and adherence to the pediatric medical regimen. Presented at the Orange and Seminole County Child Protection Team Supervision Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A., Johnson, S.B., & Silverstein J. (2004) Eating Disorders, Diet, and Glycemic Control in Adolescents with Type I and Type 2 Diabetes. Paper presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 64th Scientific Session, Orlando, Florida.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A. (2002, November). Eating disorders in adolescents with type 1 & type 2 diabetes. Panel presentation at the Children’s Mercy Hospital parent forum on Adolescent Issues in Diabetes, Kansas City, MO.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A., Newman, D., & Johnson, S.B. (2001, June). Childhood obesity: The challenges of treating overweight children in a pediatric outpatient clinic. Literature review and conceptualization presented at the weekly department of clinical and health psychology clinical case conference, Gainesville, FL

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A., Johnson, S.B., Valenzuela, J., Moulder, B., & Silverstein, J. (2001). Predicting BMI and disordered eating attitudes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Paper presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL.

Kirkpatrick, K. A. & Johnson, S. B. (2000, June). Eating disorders in type 1 & type 2 diabetes: A review of the literature. Grant proposal presented at the weekly teaching conference for the Center for Pediatric Psychology & Family Studies, Gainesville, FL.

Kirkpatrick Justice, K.A., Johnson, S.B., & Silverstein, J. (2000). Adolescents’ acquisition of behaviors necessary for intensive therapy: Predictors of success or failure. Paper presented at the University of Florida Graduate Student Forum, Gainesville, FL.

Kirkpatrick, K. A., Johnson, S.B., & Silverstein, J. (1999, May). Predictors of success and failure of intensive insulin therapy offered to adolescents. Paper presented at the weekly teaching conference of the Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies, Gainesville,FL.

Kirkpatrick, K. A., Johnson, S.B., & Silverstein, J. (1999). Predictors of success and failure of intensive insulin therapy offered to adolescents. Poster session and poster discussion presentation presented at the American Diabetes Association 59th Scientific Session, San Diego, CA.

Kirkpatrick, K. A., Johnson, S.B., & Silverstein, J. (1999). Predictors of success and failure of intensive insulin therapy offered to adolescents. Poster session presented at the Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL; 14th Annual Research fair, University of Florida College of Health Professions, Gainesville, FL.

Tercyak, K.P., Johnson, S.B., Kirkpatrick, K.A., & Silverstein, J. (1997). Offering a randomized trial of intensive therapy for IDDM to adolescents: Reasons for refusal, patient characteristics, and recruiter effects. Paper presented at the weekly teaching conference of the Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies, Gainesville, FL; Paper presented at senior thesis defense to the Department of Psychology, Gainesville, FL.

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