I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (74961) with the state of Texas and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (S8569) with the state of North Carolina, Licensed Professional Counselor (012345) with the state of Georgia, and a National Certified Counselor (251827) with the National Board of Certified Counselor. I have a Master’s of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Chaminade University where my concentration was Marriage and Family Therapy (2009). My undergraduate degree in English, Literature is from North Carolina Central University (2005). I have ten years of counseling experience, my areas of experience include working with individuals who have been abused or have experienced traumatic events, family relationship issues, and life stage development issues, ADHD, Conduct Disorders, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Women Issues, Career development and or transition, Bipolar, Stress and anxiety management. My approach to counseling involves helping clients to identify strengths within themselves while developing self-awareness. My therapeutic approach is eclectic, typically blending “Cognitive Therapy” developed by Aaron Beck, “Behavioral Therapy” developed by B.F. Skinner, “Person-Centered Therapy” developed by Carl Rogers, and “Solution Focused Brief Therapy” developed by Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
TX LPC 74961
GA LPC LPC012345
NC LCMHC 8569
I would recommend her to anyone. She's makes you feel a safe space with er, very great listener and gives you feedback on what she taking in.
Written on Feb 05, 2021 after therapy with Katrina for 1 year on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
Katrina is great, she is personable and knowledgeable about how to help me with my particular struggles. She’s very kind and I’ve never felt judged.
Written on Jul 13, 2020 after therapy with Katrina for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and adhd
It has only been about 3 weeks with Miss Katrina and I'm already truly appreciating how great she is. She has helped me already so much and we've only had one video session. I'm excited to see how far I will be able to go with her amazing help
Written on Jun 29, 2020 after therapy with Katrina for 2 weeks
She is kind and listens. I really enjoy sessions with her.
Written on Jun 23, 2020 after therapy with Katrina for 2 months
Katrina is very tentative and is great and at what she does.
Written on Apr 12, 2020 after therapy with Katrina for 2 months
Katrina is a strong black woman mental health specialist who I recommend to truly anyone who wants to work through their own like self-esteem issues and how they synthesize life. Keeping you Katrina!
Written on Apr 10, 2020 after therapy with Katrina for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue