Kaitlyn Bruns

Kaitlyn Michelle Bruns , PHD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Licensed Professional Counselor

One Stetson Square


COM Psychiatry Behavioral Health - 0559


Bachelor of Arts: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, 2014 (Psychology)

Clinical Interests



Peer Reviewed Publications

Patino, L.R., Bruns, K.M., Witt, N.M., McCune, N.R., DelBello, M.P. (2015. ) Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents .Focus: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry, , 13 ,25-35

Patino, L.R., Bruns, K.M., Williams, M., Witt, N., McCune, N.R., DelBello, M.P. (05-2015. ) Pharmacological treatments for bipolar disorder in children and adolescents .Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, ,

Bruns, K.M., O'Bryan, E.M., & McLeish, A.C (06-2015. ) An examination of the association between emotion reactivity and distress tolerance among college students. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, ,

Kraemer, K.M., McLeish, A.C., & Bruns, K.M (07-2015. ) The effects of mindfulness on psychological and physical symptoms among individuals with cancer: A systematic review .

DelBello, M.P., Bruns, K.M., Bloom, T. (2015. ) Family environment of bipolar disorder first manic episode and families without any serious mental illness, reported by child and parent .

DelBello, M.P., Welge, J., Bruns, K.M., Nadagopal, J., Strawn, J.R., Adler, C.M., Strakowski, S.M. (2015. ) A double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study of topiramate in manic adolescents treated with olanzapine .

McLeish, A.C., Farris, S., Johnson, A., Bruns, K.M., McLaughlin, L. (2014. ) Craving during a smoking cessation attempt of smokers with and without asthma .

Wasson, R., Cotton, S., Kraemer, K., Bruns, K., DelBello, M. (2015. ) Quality of life and family environment in children and adolescents at risk for bipolar disorder pre-post a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention .

Bruns, Kaitlyn M; O?Bryan, Emily M; McLeish, Alison C (2019. ) An Examination of the Association Between Emotion Reactivity and Distress Tolerance Among College Students.The Journal of nervous and mental disease, , 207 (6 ) ,429-432 More Information


Poster Presentations

Bruns, K.M., Luberto, C.M., & McLeish, A.C. (11-2014. ) Differences in the intolerance of uncertainty among young adults with and without elevated levels of depression .Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA. . Level:National

Rogers, N., Bruns, K., & Green, E. (10-2014. ) A Parallel universe: Can active learning activities be as effective in traditional and online venues? .American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO. . Level:National

Bruns, K.M., Luberto, C.M., & McLeish, A.C. (04-2014. ) The role of intolerance of uncertainty in symptoms of depression .Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, IL. . Level:National

Contact Information

Research - UC Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience; Division of Bipolar Disorders Research
260 Stetson Street
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45209
Phone: 513-558-5303
Fax: 513-558-3399