Katherine Chesanek


About Me

Katie Chesanek, MA, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Connecticut. She earned both her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in psychology from Central Connecticut State University. She received her Master’s Degree in social work from the University of Connecticut. Katie is a trauma informed therapist who specializes in areas including sexual assault, intimate partner violence, foster care and adoption, grief and loss, and adjustment to illness. Katie believes in the power of therapy in healing from trauma and is trained in a variety of treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy. She believes that therapy should not be a one size fits all approach and will work to provide the intervention that will best fit your needs.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Depression , Coping with life changes , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 7

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #10308 (Expires: 2021-06-30)


Written by T.A. on Jun 01, 2020 after counseling with Katherine for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

Katherine has been great! She’s very responsive. Offers lots of recommendations and is very supportive. I enjoy my sessions with her.

Written by T.A. on May 29, 2020 after counseling with Katherine for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, and intimacy-related issues

Katherine is supportive, knowledgeable, compassionate and patient. She offers helpful tools to me and helps me to set goals, enabling me to focus on mindfulness and continue my progress toward ridding myself of excessive anxiety and resulting depression.