Nina Kayce, Psy.D.
Dr. Nina Kayce has an extensive background in providing assessment and treatment services for children, adolescents and young adults in community, hospital and college settings. She is experienced in participating on multidisciplinary teams and consulting with pediatricians, schools, and providers for diagnostic clarification and treatment planning. She enjoys working closely with her patients and families to ensure that every service provided is appropriate for their specific needs and goals. A firm believer that every individual possesses their own unique combination of strengths and weaknesses and the importance of diagnostic clarity, Dr. Kayce is also well versed in a large variety of assessment tools and is able to create a personalized assessment battery that provides information regarding diagnoses, accommodations and special education supports (including admission into specialized schools and standardized testing), treatment planning and future goals. Information provided to families both verbally and in writing will be easy to understand and focused on how to best move forward in helping your child.
Dr. Kayce received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland in College Park. She earned her M.S. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University in Maryland. During her doctoral training, Dr. Kayce specialized in the field of child clinical psychology, completing practicum rotations in outpatient child psychotherapy and assessment in community and hospital settings. She also has specialized training in working with children with medical issues, including diabetes, feeding disorders, and genetic disorders on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Dr. Kayce completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Following her fellowship, she joined their faculty as a psychologist, maintaining her psychotherapy and assessment caseload while also overseeing the department's externship program, supervising trainees (externs, interns and fellows), and co-running a social skills group for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
In addition to working with school-aged children and adolescents, Dr. Kayce is also experienced in working with college-aged individuals. She worked as an Organizational Coach at the Disability Support Services Office at Loyola University Maryland for four years. Dr. Kayce's responsibilities included reviewing documentation provided by students regarding eligibility for accommodations, orienting DSS students to how to best utilize their approved services and teaching students how to manage their time and responsibilities. She worked one-on-one with college and graduate students diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities psychiatric disorders (e.g., Aspergers, Anxiety, Depression) and physical impairments (e.g., GI disorders, vision difficulties). This experience provided Dr. Kayce with a strong understanding of the transition into the college setting, the role of the Disability Support Services Office as well as commonly used supports available on the college level.
Please contact Dr. Kayce for a complimentary 15 minute phone consultation to discuss services available for you or your child!