Clinician- MS, LPC, CCATP
Katie (she/her/hers) has 20 years of experience in the mental health field; she has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She has dedicated her career to working with underserved populations; she has experience working in a variety of settings, from in-patient psychiatric care to outpatient counseling and in schools serving students K-12. She most recently worked in NCAA athletics providing mental health and psychological support to division I college students, where she specialized in Behavioral Therapies to enhance optimal performance and was the chief care provider for young adults with a history of sexual assault and trauma. She is a gender affirming therapist, LGBTQ+ and BIPOC ally and advocate.
Katie approaches each client from a trauma focused lens; knowing that each person she serves, approaches life from a unique and diverse set of experiences. She works to honor these experiences, focuses on building resiliency from existing strengths, and partners with clients to develop skills congruent with their values and goals.
She specializes in trauma focused practices, neurodevelopmental disorders, couple and family system therapies, co-occurring disorders, and is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. Additionally, Katie is a professional lecturer and has been educating and supervising counseling candidates in clinical practice, since 2014.
Katie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Native American Studies from Valparaiso University in 2004, and her graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wyoming in 2012.
Katie works with clients 10+ couples and families