I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio with over 20 years of professional and clinical practice. My experience includes helping adults cope with the challenges of life transitions that often include relationship issues, family conflict, parenting issues, and career difficulties. Within my practice, I have advanced training to support clients faced with new diagnoses or chronic illnesses, end of life issues, and stressors that come with being a caregiver. I believe that unresolved issues in any part of your life, regardless of its origin, can cause increased feelings of pain or discontent as you struggle to adapt and grow. It is the struggle that then presents as anxiety, depression, or other unwanted behaviors that prevent you from having the life you want. Identifying these sources will allow us to collaboratively work through them to heal, move forward, and create the life you envision. I work to always provide my clients with a safe, non-judgmental space and unbiased listening. I use a psychoeducational approach to help you recognize what your mind and body are going through and discover real solutions for lasting change. We will use your strengths and new perspectives to create paths for lifelong transformation. I am direct, flexible, and like to use humor when needed! Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling life takes courage and I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Internal Family Systems
OH LISW I.2304428
She is awesome. Listens to me. Gives ideas on how to calm the beast within and listens well
Written on Dec 01, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 2 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and anger management
Very responsive, checks up on me. Very kind and easy to talk to. Very greatful for her.
Written on Oct 11, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and anger management
Kate is warm and compassionate.
Written on Aug 24, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Kate listened to me, asked me good questions and was really helpful
Written on Aug 23, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and adhd
I’ve only had one session but I feel very good about Kate.
Written on Aug 09, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and parenting issues
Kate has been an amazing and empathetic listener and and an absolute joy to work with. She asks the right questions and is very respectful of boundaries while pushing you to achieve your therapy goals.
Written on Aug 02, 2023 after therapy with Kate for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd