Kimberly Hill, PhD

Kim Hill


Director of Clinical Training, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium

Other Positions:

Clinical Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine 


Dr. Hill received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University. After completing her predoctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, she held a research coordinator position at the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  She then completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the Psychiatry Department at the Stanford University School of Medicine where she currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor.  Dr. Hill has published articles and made presentations related to pain management, serious mental illness including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and sexual dysfunction.

Currently, Dr. Hill's time is divided across clinical, research, administrative, and teaching domains.  In addition to her clinical work in the Psychosocial Treatment clinic at Stanford, she maintains a private practice in Palo Alto.  Her current research interests include psychology training, chronic pain, insomnia/depression, social anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.   The remainder of her time is committed to Psychology Training.   On a national level, she serves as the Chair of the Postdoctoral Membership Committee for APPIC as well as a committee member of the Postdoctoral Training Task Force.   As the Director of Clinical Training for the Psy.D.Consortium, she directs all aspects of program development including curricula design, comprehensive exam development, dissertation requirements, diversity recruitment policy, APA self-study preparation, as well as student and faculty recruitment/selection.  In addition, she teaches courses, provides clinical supervision, and offers professional development supervision/mentoring to students.

Areas of Interest:

Psychology Training, Social Anxiety, PTSD, Behavioral Medicine, Media Psychology