Kathi A. Borden (PhD)

Professor and Chairperson
Department of Clinical Psychology

Child and Family Consultant, Psychological Services Ctr
Psychological Services Center

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Highest Degree

PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Other Degrees & Credentials

MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA, State University of New York at Binghamton


Received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1986. Dr. Borden has interests in child and family problems and their treatment, and has published articles on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She supervised psychology and social work students and helped develop programs at the AIDS Service Center in Pasadena, California and has presented research at national meetings on parents of children infected with HIV. Additional areas of interest include school consultation, the therapeutic impact of teachers and schools, gender role development and the impact of gender roles on relationships in a changing social milieu. Dr. Borden has developed programs for parent education, school and parent consultation, and research at the Antioch Psychological Services Center, where she serves as a clinical supervisor and leads a live supervision/family therapy seminar. She is interested in integrative approaches to therapy. Pursuing her interest in public policy and legislative advocacy, she is the Northern New England Federal Advocacy Coordinator (FEDAC) for APA's Education Directorate. She received the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs' Education Advocacy Award in 2007.

Dr. Borden was president of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology for 2000-2001, where she previously served as chair of the Education and Training Committee, chair of the Gender Issues Committee, and chair of a national conference on preparing psychology practitioners for the new millennium. She serves on the editorial boards of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice and of Training and Education in Professional Psychology. Dr. Borden served on steering committees for the 2002 Competencies Conference in Professional Psychology, and for the 2005 Half-time Internship Conference Her professional publications and presentations include work on professional psychology competencies, the assessment of psychologist competence, internship issues, and program accreditation. She is a site visit chair and program consultant for the American Psychological Association, and consults with programs across the country on program development and accreditation issues.

Prior to joining Antioch University New England faculty, Dr. Borden was professor of psychology and director of the PsyD Program at Pepperdine University. She is a licensed psychologist in New Hampshire.