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Katherine Bolton, LCSW

Addictions LGBT Trauma and abuse Grief Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Illinois with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Professional experience

7yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

IL LCSW 149024683


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Katherine Bolton. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I am so very happy to have been connected with Kat. She is really accommodating & understanding. She has been so helpful in helping me on my journey to understanding myself, reframing things, and coping with life as we move through it.
I always look forward to our next meeting.

Written on Jun 02, 2023 after therapy with Katherine for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and compassion fatigue

Katherine, is the most supportive therapist. She’s easy to talk to and truly cares about the well-being of her patients! It’s a safe space to share!

Written on May 21, 2023 after therapy with Katherine for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and bipolar disorder

My therapist, Katherine, makes me feel truly heard and understood. She provides me with a safe space to explore my thoughts and feelings, and offers insightful guidance, resources, and support along the way.

Written on Mar 23, 2023 after therapy with Katherine for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue