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Dr. Kirby Reutter



Meet Dr. Kirby Reutter

Dr. Kirby Reutter is a bilingual clinical psychologist and leading trauma specialist.

Dr. Reutter currently contracts with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security  to provide treatment services for refugees seeking political asylum.

Dr. Reutter is the author of three books, including “The DBT Skills Workbook for PTSD.”


  • Licensed Psychologist – Texas and Ohio
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Indiana
  • DBT Certified; TF-CBT Certified, EMDR Certified 
  • National Endorsed Co-Occurring Disorders Professional 
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
  • Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider 
  • Certified Tele-Behavioral Health Professional
  • A-CRA Certified Therapist and Supervisor 
  • Heart Math Certified Practitioner 
  • Master Addiction Counselor


  • BA in Spanish (CT, 2002); MA in Clinical Psychology (VT, 2009); PhD in Psychology (AZ, 2012)
  • Licensed Psychologist (TX); Licensed Psychologist (OH); Licensed Mental Health Counselor (IN)
  • Bilingual in Spanish / English; can additionally read basic Portuguese, French, Italian 
  • Recognized as a New England Scholar in 2002 / NCU Alumni of the Year in 2018
  • Invited to present original international research at MIT in 2015
  • Invited to speak 4 times at the International Conference on Human Trafficking in Toledo, Ohio
  • Invited to provide training for US Military at 5 different military bases
  • 9 scholarly publications; 1 published self-help workbook through New Harbinger (2019) 
  • 4 live appearances on Spanish radio (with broadcast in 3 states)
  • Provided TED Talk on the effects of human trafficking on the brain and society in 2018
  • Conducted public speaking in over 90 cities across the continent (including Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico)