About Dr. Lynne
Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., is a pediatric psychologist, mother of two, an international educator, and author in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Kenney’s books include the Social-Emotional Literacy program Bloom Your Room™; Musical Thinking; Bloom: 50 things to say, think and do with anxious, angry and over-the-top-kids (Kenney & Young, 2015) and 70 Play Activities For Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior (Kenney & Comizio, 2016).
With a keen interest in changing the trajectory of children’s learning through cognitive-movement, Dr. Kenney is known for producing classroom activities which integrate neuroscience and physical education to improve executive function and self-regulation. In 2017, she co-authored the 5n45 cognitive-exercise program with Bruce Wexler, MD creator of ACTIVATE at Yale C8 Sciences and developed The Kinetic Classroom, cognitive-physical activities for high-need and Title I schools.
Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. She holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Southern California and a Doctorate from Pepperdine. Since 1985, Dr. Kenney has worked as an educator in community service from the inner cities of Los Angeles to national organizations such as The Neurological Health Foundation, 30 Second Mom, Understood.org, HandsOn Phoenix, and Points of Light (Generation On). Lynne is dedicated to improving children's cognition and learning in underserved communities. Learn more at www.lynnekenney.com.