Stacy Killinger, PhD

Stacy Killinger, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

(608) 833-9290, Extension 325

Dr. Killinger is a licensed psychologist who works with adults of all ages who are struggling with an array of emotional concerns including depression, anxiety, stress and relationship struggles. In addition, she has a particular area of interest and expertise in working with young adults (~18-28) who are navigating personal, academic, career, and identity issues. Dr. Killinger's approach is integrative, but grounded in client centered and attachment theory. She strives to create a warm, safe, nurturing space for self-exploration, healing and growth. She sees her role as a therapist as being a guide who walks with clients on their personal journeys and helps them find balance and emotional wholeness. Her goal is to help clients achieve a deeper connection with themselves and others. Dr. Killinger uses a variety of approaches to improve well-being and relieve suffering including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Behavioral Activation. Dr. Killinger also has specialized training in Expressive Arts Therapy and mindfulness.


Dr. Killinger also provides psychological assessments for adults including presurgical evaluations for gender affirming surgery and court-ordered parental competency evaluations.


Dr. Killinger received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her predoctoral internship at The Ohio State University's Counseling and Consultation Service and her postdoctoral residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Counseling and Consultation Services.