Kristen V. Bell Adair, PHD, LP


Kristen Vaughn Bell, Ph.D., LP, is a 2014 graduate of the School Psychology doctoral program at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has over 15 years of experience working with children and families within the Durham community. Prior to entering UNC-Chapel Hill’s doctoral program, Dr. Bell earned her Master’s in Psychology from North Carolina Central University, as well as her Master’s in Teaching and Bachelor’s in English and Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill. She taught middle school English within Durham Public Schools for 6 years and has always gotten her greatest joy from seeing and working with youth to help them achieve their goals. As a psychologist, Dr. Bell works in a variety of therapeutic settings including public schools, research clinics and hospitals. As a mother, wife, and educator, Dr. Bell believes in the uniqueness of each individual. She specializes in conducting psychological and educational assessments for youth and adults, as well as developing treatment plans targeting life and educational objectives.