Dr. Kitti Virts, PHD

Dr. Kitti Virts, PHD

Clinical Psychology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Kitti Virts, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 20 years. She specializes in clinical psychology and psychotherapy.

108 Harding Pl Ste 200

Nashville, TN 37205

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Virts "Interpersonally, Dr. Virts can be described as warm, empathic, non-judgmental, rational, and good-humored. Dr. Virts has training and experience in behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic approaches to psychotherapy, in addition to Level II Certification in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR). This background allows her to match the best therapies to her client's inidividual needs. Dr. Virts aims to help her clients learn skills for coping with their particular struggles and become the person they desire and were created to be. She embraces her clients' spiritual and religious beliefs, flexibly integrating these into her clients' psychotherapy."

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychotherapy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Virts does not have any board certifications listed.

8  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relaxation Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Virginia Tech
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • West Virginia University Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department Of Psychiatry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Vanderbilt University
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1986
  • Magna Cum Laude, VA Tech, 1986
Media & Publications
  • Menstrual cycle-related eating behavior in women with and without premenstrual dysphoric disorder., 1998
  • Gwirtsman, H., Virts, K., Chen, K., Franco, S., Hook, K., & Sun, M. An ephedrine, caffeine, & chromium compound acutely increases energy expenditure in healthy obese adults, a placebo-controlled crossover study., 1999
  • Schlundt, D.G., Virts, K.L., Hill, J.O., Sbrocco, T., & Arnold, D. A sequential analysis of craving sweets in obese women, 1993
  • Schlundt, D.G., Hill, J.O., Pope-Cordle, J., Arnold, D., Virts, K.L., Katahn, M.R. A randomized evaluation of a low fat ad libitum carbohydrate diet for weight reduction., 1993
  • Jamison, R..N. & Virts, K.L. The influence of family support on chronic pain., 1990
  • Virts, K.L., Schlundt, D.G., Katsenes, K.M., Hill, J.O. Physiological effects of dieting and bingeing in rats., 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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