Dr. Kinasz is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of psychiatric illness that impact children and adolescents including but not limited to mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, and eating disorders. She also sees children struggling with behavioral issues at home or at school and adolescents exploring their gender identity.
Dr. Kinasz uses various treatment tools including psychotherapy, psychoeducation, parent and family interventions, and medications to help an individual achieve their personalized goals in treatment. She is certified in family based treatment (FBT) for eating disorders and sees individuals with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, atypical anorexia, and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder. Dr. Kinasz has multiple first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals. She is a co-author on the eating disorder chapter in the Dulcan Textbook for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a first author in the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative’s module on the neuroscience of appetite.
Dr. Kinasz received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of medicine, trained at UCSF for her general adult psychiatry residency and completed her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Stanford University. She is currently practicing out of CalPsychiatry’s Menlo Park office and over Telehealth.