I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California. I have 15 years experience working in health and mental health care settings. I have worked with adults dealing with depression, anxiety, loss, low self esteem. health concerns,aging and life review .
My therapy style is non-judgmental, supportive, and compassionate. I want therapy to be a place where you will feel comfortable and safe. I will encourage you to recognize and build on your strengths and successes to improve your emotional well-being, and find purpose and joy in your
My approach in therapy is primarily Supportive Psychotherapy and also draws from Positive Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Client-centered, and Existential approaches.
I have a BA in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland, concentrating in mental health.
Your life experiences and past decisions have brought you to where you are today.
You stand at the threshold of hope, positive change, and possibilities for the future and you have the power within to make your life better. It is not always easy. but you are not alone!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Isolation / Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy
CA LCSW 99908
Awesome listener. A very great loving help. I am so grateful to have found her.
Written on Apr 20, 2023 after therapy with Kathleen for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief
She's the absolute best.
Written on Apr 04, 2023 after therapy with Kathleen for 1 year on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety
Kathy has been wonderful to work with, a good listener and really encouraging person to talk to. I would wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone.
Written on Jul 08, 2022 after therapy with Kathleen for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue
I love talking with Kathleen and she always makes me feel validated and valued. She is very kind and empathetic. :)
Written on Feb 23, 2022 after therapy with Kathleen for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and compassion fatigue
Kathleen is an empathetic listener with great insights.
Written on Dec 23, 2021 after therapy with Kathleen for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue