Meet Kennetha

Dr. Kennetha Frye is a Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Psychologist, and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology.

 

She specializes in working with diverse at-risk children/adolescents who exhibit emotional and behavioral difficulties (e.g. depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc).  Dr. Frye not only has experience working in the school system but has clinical experience in psychiatric hospitals, geriatric facilities, a juvenile detention center, and has family therapy experience.  In addition to providing services for children and adolescents, she is experienced in providing parent training to parents of children with disruptive behavior disorders and providing consultation to school staff on a range of different disorders.  Dr. Frye’s approach to therapy is one that is holistic and evidence-based within an ecological framework.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008 and has a minor in African American Studies.  She received her doctorate from the University of Houston’s APA accredited School Psychology program.  She completed her APA accredited pre-doctoral internship and a postdoctoral fellowship with Dallas Independent School District.  Currently, she provides psychological services in her private practice in Houston and contracts with Deer Oaks to provide psychological services to the elderly in nursing homes.

She is the past president for Division 12, Section 10 of APA, and past member of Division 16’s committee for ethnic minority affairs.  She has been honored by Division 16 for her outstanding contributions to the Student Affiliates for School Psychology and was recently recognized as an Outstanding Alumni by the University of Houston’s College of Education.  She is a proud member of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated, where she has been a member for fifteen years and is the current Director of Administration and won our Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. She loves to travel, spend time with her family, her dog Mulatta and spend time with those closest to her.

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