Dr. Kenia Tumbiolo is a current postdoctoral resident at the Center for Integrated Behavioral Health under the supervision of Dr. Rizwan Ahmad. She is currently working towards licensure in the state of Pennsylvania. She earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University. Dr. Tumbiolo completed her predoctoral internship at the Terry Children’s Center in Delaware, USA. During her internship experience, Dr. Tumbiolo was a Family Crisis Therapist. She conducted family, individual and parenting sessions with children in a residential setting. She was responsible for conducting team meetings, collaborating with outside professionals involved in the client’s cases, presenting different didactic and supervising extern doctoral students. Dr. Tumbiolo conducted psychodiagnostic testing and risk assessment evaluations to children and adolescent in the state of Delaware. She further conducted individual counseling sessions, assessments and drug and alcohol treatment to adjudicated youth at the Ferris School in Delaware.
Dr. Tumbiolo has been in the mental health field for over 10 years where she has received extensive training in different settings such as in inpatient hospitals, residential settings, outpatient centers, and in-home treatment. At New Story Behavioral Health, Dr. Tumbiolo worked with individuals and families experiencing an array of mental health diagnoses such as trauma-related disorders, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and comorbid medical and psychiatric diagnosis such as pediatric cancer and mood disorders. She completed four consecutive years of specialized training from the Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training Center. Dr. Tumbiolo then trained at the West Chester Mental Health Clinic where she provided individual therapy and assessments to both college students and community members. During this experience, Dr. Tumbiolo ran specialty groups focused on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Parent Training and a Women’s Support Group. She was specifically trained to utilize empirically supported treatments such as Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy. Dr. Tumbiolo then trained at St. Christopher Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia where she conducted intakes and provided referral recommendations. She also conducted psychological assessments and provided specialized Parent-Child Interaction Therapy to children and their caregivers. She consulted with primary care doctors, social workers, and nutritionists to best serve children who were diagnosed with failure to thrive. Dr. Tumbiolo later trained at Otto Psychological Associates where she conducted forensic, psychological, and neuropsychological evaluations.
Forensic evaluations included both civil and criminal cases as well as pre-employment screens for law enforcement, comprehensive personality assessments, and neuropsychological assessments.
Dr. Tumbiolo places an emphasis on client’s strengths to help them progress through their therapeutic journey. She focuses on building a strong therapeutic relationship to empower clients in being active participants throughout their therapeutic journey.