Kathleen M. Payne, Ph.D. is the founder and owner of Royalton Psychological Associates, LLC. She is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of training and experience working with individuals from early childhood through adulthood. Dr. Payne has a Doctorate of Philosophy in clinical child psychology, Master of Arts in clinical psychology, and certification in marriage and family therapy from St. John’s University. She is certified in the Nurturing Parenting philosophy and has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Syracuse University. Most recently, she was the founder and director of the American Psychological Association accredited psychology internship at Guidestone (formerly Berea Children’s Home and Family Services). Dr. Payne comes from a blended family and is a proud mother of two. She understands that life is not perfect and even the best intentioned people need help sometimes.
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