Post Doctoral Fellow, STAR Clinic

Karol Grotkowski, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Lezlie & Richard Atlas Early Childhood and Integrated Care Fellowship at UCLA. Her clinical work focuses on supporting children and their caregivers who have experienced trauma. Currently, Dr. Grotkowski is providing psychotherapy and consultation services within the Family Development Program and Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Clinic. Dr. Grotkowski earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago. Prior to beginning her work at UCLA, she completed her internship at Duke University where she specialized in promoting individual, family, and system healing from traumatic and adverse events.