Department of Psychology

Rachel Kieran

Instructor of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 4022
Phone: 470-578-6225


Dr. Kieran is a licensed psychologist in private practice in the Atlanta area providing individual and couples counseling/psychotherapy, in addition to some assessment services. Her practice focuses on growth/insight-oriented work, and work with depression, anxiety, diversity, stress management, identity, and relationship-related concerns. Licensed in the State of Georgia, Dr. Kieran has been providing therapy services for over ten years, and in private practice for eight. Dr. Kieran’s practice is open and accepting to all, and has a particular emphasis on the importance of multiple identities in the lives of patients. This includes knowledge and experience in areas of sexual, gender, and relational diversity including sexual and affectional identity/orientation, transgender issues, queer theory, BDSM and kink, polyamory, and other non-monogamies. In addition to clinical work in private practice, Dr. Kieran has been a part-time faculty member at Agnes Scott College and Kennesaw State University since 2010. A current member of the Georgia Psychological Association’s Board of Directors, she has been actively involved in GPA’s Council on Gender and Sexual Diversity and Continuing Education committee for the past 5 years. Dr. Kieran has presented at local and national conferences on topics related to sexual, gender, and relational diversity. She also provides consultation services to local universities regarding issues of sexual and gender diversity.