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Dr. Kristin Bruning MD

Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

I received my undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was a Johnston Scholar and graduated with a BA in Pre-Medicine and Latin American Studies. My MD was earned at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. Internship and residency training took place at Columbia Presbyterian NYC and Ohio State University, Columbus OH. I completed a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at George Washington University/Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC.

Following training, I served as an associate professor (teaching and training medical students and residents) first at Harvard University, then at Brown University. At Brown, I ran the consultation liaison service at Hasbro Children’s Hospital then worked as a staff member of an innovative intensive day treatment program for children and teens with severe combined medical/psychological disorders including diabetes, eating disorders, elimination disorders, cancers and psychosomatic disorders. I ran a group for teenage siblings of children with disabilities and also participated in several clinical research trials for children with anxiety and OCD.

In 2015, I completed New York State’s Partners in Policymaking course to help families, individuals and professionals be more effective in influencing policy development and advocacy relating to the disabled.

More recently, I have been trained to administer Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) – an FDA-approved treatment for depression. Although administering TMS is not part of my practice, I do collaborate closely with colleagues in my building who do. I am also looking to integrate more contemplative practices into my work and patient recommendations. I’ve taken a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course and am certified to teach “.b”, a UK-based mindfulness program for youth.

I live on the North Shore of Long Island with my husband and two children.

Photo by Stacie Errera

Photo by Stacie Errera

Photo by Stacie Errera

Meet Bari Fehrs

Office Manager

For almost 10 years Bari Fehrs has been the face that greets every patient who enters our practice. She keeps the office running smoothly and assists patients with scheduling, billing, prescription refills and more.

Bari has been a Huntington resident for 27 years, serves as a trustee on the Huntington School District board of education and is an avid runner and mom of three.




75 Prospect Street
Suite 104
Huntington, NY 11743


Mon-Th: 9:00 – 5:00
Fri: 11:00 – 3:00 (admin only)
Sat-Sun: Closed