Dr. Kristine Bertini is a licensed clinical psychologist, and works as a senior psychologist with UHCS. She has been practicing psychology for more than 20 years and works from an Object Relations/Relational model. Kristine specializes with women and developmental issues. She is a member of several university and community task forces. Kristine is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and current Red Cross Volunteer. She is the author of two books, Understanding and Preventing Suicide, and Multigenerational Caregivers. Kristine has four delightful stepdaughters (two have graduated from USM!), three cats and a most remarkable husband!