Kipp Pietrantonio, Ph.D., ABPP, is a Counseling Psychologist originally from the Upper Penninsula of Michigan. Dr. Pietrantonio attended Grand Valley State University where he received a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. Dr. Pietrantonio then received a Master's in Community Counseling followed by a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Pietrantonio completed his APA Accreddited Internship at the University of California Santa Cruz - Counseling and Psychological Services followed by a Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan - Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Pietrantonio received is certifification as a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist in 2024.

Following completion of his education, Dr. Pietrantonio was hired as a Senior Staff Psychologist at The Ohio State University Counseling and Consultation Service. Dr. Pietrantonio then took his current role as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Multispeciality Outpatient Clinic in 2019. In 2020 Dr. Pietrantonio took on the additional role as training coordinator for the clinic and was elected Vice Chair of the Psychology Division Clinical Steering Committee in 2022.

Dr. Pietrantonio helped found the Obessive Compulsive Disorders Subspeciality within the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Pietrantonio also serves on the Eating Disorders subspeciality team. 

Dr. Pietrantonio has served in multiple professional roles including being elected to the American Psychological Association Committee on Socioeconomic Status where he served as Vice Chair from 2015-2016. He is currently serving on the APA Task Force for the Creation of Professional Practice Guidelines for Low-Income and Economically Marginalized People. 


Undergraduate School
Grand Valley State University (2008), Psychology
Other Post Graduate Training
University of North Dakota (2010)
Graduate School
University of North Dakota (2010), Counseling
Other Post Graduate Training
University of North Dakota (2013)
Graduate School
University of North Dakota (2013), Counseling Psychology
American Psychological Association Internship
University of California Santa Cruz (2013), Psychology
The University of Michigan - Counseling and Psychological Services (2014), Psychology

Research Interest

  • Clinical Efficacy
  • Men and Masculinities
  • Professional Issues in Psychology
  • Psychological Effects of Debt
  • Socioeconomic Status


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Honors & Awards

  • TPA Service Award
  • TPA Outstanding Contributions to Education Award
  • TPA Presidential Award
  • Kipp Pietrantonio, Ph.D.
    Jefferson Cup for Service with the APA Committee on Socioeconomic Status (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Psychology of Social Class Organization (POSCO) (2022-2024)
  • Texas Psychological Association (2019-2024)
  • The American Psychological Association (2013-2024)