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Carol Kirshnit, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and the coordinator of the Academic and Staff Assistance Program at UC Davis Health. Her more than 20 years of clinical experience include working in university counseling centers, hospital settings, employee assistance, and private practice. She earned an undergraduate degree in psychology and social relations from Harvard University, and masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. Her areas of special interest include stress management, dealing with depression, relationship issues, parenting, sports psychology, work-life balance, health/wellness, and coping with grief/loss. Carol says she feels honored to be in the position of providing support and assistance to members at the UC Davis Health employee community and their family members on both work-related and personal concerns.