Dr. Kaleigh N. Bantum, PhD, NCSP
Co-Clinical DirectorDr. Kaleigh N. Bantum, PhD, NCSP is Cognitive Behavior Institute’s Co-Director. Dr. Bantum is a licensed psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania as well as a nationally certified school psychologist. She completed her undergraduate work at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio before continuing her education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. As part of her doctoral training, Dr. Bantum has extensive experience in psychoeducational testing and assessment as well as consultation and intervention with school-age populations. She completed her clinical training for licensure through Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC where she received specialized training in evidence-based treatments with young children and families who have experienced trauma. Dr. Bantum has presented at a number of national conferences as well as provided local training within the Pittsburgh area. She has taught at La Roche College and Duquesne University. Dr. Bantum is passionate about working with children and families. She takes a goal-oriented approach to practice while working to strengthen resiliency for the future. She enjoys working with families struggling with behavior management and children and families who may be experiencing significant life stressors. Although she specializes in working with the early childhood population, Dr. Bantum is committed to working with children of all ages as well as the caregivers that support them. Overall, Dr. Bantum focuses on the use of evidence-based techniques to meet individual needs and strives to build positive relationships with those she works with in order to achieve desired outcomes.