Education & Certification

Licensed In
California

Graduated From
Alliant International University - Los Angeles (1990)

National Register Member Since
1996

Michael Kirk, PhD

Practice areas include: Individual Psychotherapy, adults, children & adolescents, Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., trauma, sexual/physical abuse, ADHD, LD, drug use, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder), Brief Couples Therapy, Family Psychotherapy, Substance-Related Disorder, Psychological Assessment, PTSD, Anxiety Disorders (e.g. panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, EMDR.

Learn more about me on my website: childandfamilyclinic.com

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • PTSD/Traumatic Response (e.g., combat stress, loss, injury, sexual assault)
  • Abuse/Neglect (e.g., domestic violence, child physical/sexual/emotional abuse, elder abuse/neglect)
  • General Psychological Testing (e.g., intelligence, personality, vocational, aptitude, school placement, health)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)

Ages Served

  • Infants (0-2 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
  • Children (3-12 yrs.)

Credentials/Memberships

    • Member,¬†National Register of Health Service Psychologists
    • Member, American Psychological Association
    • Member, California State Psychological Association
    • Member, Kern County Psychological Association
    • Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners
    • Diplomate, American Board of Psychological Specialties

Fee Information/Office Policy

Office Hours: 8:15AM-5:15PM M – TH, 8:15AM-3:00PM F

Health Care Plan Participation

Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Pacific Care, Aetna

Contact Information

Primary Contact

Child & Family Psychol Clinic
5500 Ming Ave, Suite 120
Bakersfield, CA 93309
P: 661-833-5890 (Office)
F: 661-833-5892