About Dr. Kate

Dr. Kate Roberts is a psychologist and parenting coach, with over 25 years of experience. She is a well-known expert in the field of parenting and child psychology, and has published a number of articles in professional journals and writes a bi-weekly parenting column in the Salem News; Dr. Kate’s Parent Rap. Dr. Kate’s unique coaching practice “helps parents, help their children”. Her coaching model offers practical, targeted strategies that guide parents through the unexpected glitches of today’s ultra crazed, fast paced everyday life. Her focused solutions take the stress out of overscheduled and bring a smoothness to even the bumpiest transitions.  Dr. Kate is a well-known expert in the field of parenting and has done over 40 interviews with newspapers and the local television news affiliates of ABC, NBC and CBS. Most recently she has been interviewed by Parenting magazine and Working Mother magazine and Disney Family.com.


Dr. Kate completed her undergraduate degree in psychology from Boston University in 1985 and her doctorate in clinical psychology from University of Rhode Island in 1992. Dr. Kate has worked as a consulting psychologist to school districts throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  She has held a faculty position at the Brown University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry as a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry


Dr. Kate  lives with her two sons and her husband on the North Shore, where she enjoys traveling, dining, playing soccer,  cooking, and spending time with family and friends.