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Kristi Edwards, LCSW

Kristi Edwards, LCSW

(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)

College: Radford University

Graduate school: Radford University


Edwards has been at CHKD since 2013, working primarily with the gastroenterology team.  She also works on the consultation and liaison team with inpatients.

She has a special interest in younger children with behavioral problems and ASD, and is trained in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), an evidenced-based treatment for younger children with emotional and behavioral disorders that promotes the parent-child relationship and changes parent-child interaction patterns.

Edwards enjoys crisis work and assessments. 

When not working, she likes going to the beach, crossfit training, paddleboarding, and spending time with her dog.

Clinical Interests
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Chronic illness
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Crisis work
(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)