Dr. Katherine Bascom is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Behavior Specialist in Newtown, Pennsylvania. She holds a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and a Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from PCOM.
Dr. Bascom is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), and has a published academic research paper in a peer-reviewed professional journal.
Dr. Bascom did her Doctoral Internship at WellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Health in York, Pennsylvania, where she provided individual and family therapy and completed comprehensive psychological evaluations for children, and ADHD, Bariatric, and Spinal Cord Stimulator/Opioid Pump evaluations for adults. Dr. Bascom has also completed pre-doctoral practicum placements at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the Center for the Management of ADHD, at Devereux Community Services, and at Delaware Psychiatric Center (adult inpatient hospital and adult correctional facility).
Dr. Bascom specializes in working with children, teens, and families with a variety of concerns, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), anxiety, mood disorders, and behavioral disorders.
Dr. Bascom is a Certified ADHD Professional, and is also trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), behavioral therapy, and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She is also a licensed Behavior Specialist in Pennsylvania. The particular treatment modality, frequency of sessions, and length of treatment depend on the difficulties that the individual/family experience, the severity of the symptoms, the level of current functioning, and the age of the client.
Skolnick, A. J., Bascom, K. L., & Wilson, D. T. (2013). Gender role expectations of disgust: Men are low and women are high. Sex Roles, 69, 401-520. doi:10.1007/s11199-013-0279-y
Kolman-Mandle, C., Bascom, K., Hanagan, J. M., Healy, M., Phillips, A. E., Tyson, B., & Skolnick, A. J. (April 2011). Gender differences in response to touching disgust-evoking stimuli. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Philadelphia Area Psi Chi Psychology Research Conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Skolnick, A. J., Bascom, K. L., & Wilson, D. T. (January 2012). Men and women hold the same gender-related stereotypical attributions of disgust sensitivity. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.