Katie specializes in couples and family therapy as well as individual therapy to help improve mood, anxiety, relationships, and overall wellbeing. She works with relationship issues such as couple conflict, parent child conflict, parenting, adjusting to life transitions, infidelity, and child behavioral problems to help strengthen relationships. Katie’s approach focuses on addressing the behaviors of everyone in a family system to make a helpful difference on the family as a whole.
Katie uses Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to improve attachment bonds within a family as well as tools developed by Dr. John Gottman to improve relationship health. Additionally, she uses cognitive behavioral therapies such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to teach clients skills that will improve their ability to respond to various life circumstances.
Katie earned her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University. While completing her Master’s degree, she attained her certification as a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Facilitator. Katie has completed additional training in Trauma-Informed counseling practices, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy Externship (EFT), Pragmatic-Experiential Method for Improving Relationships (The PEX Method) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
Outside of work, Katie enjoys reading non-fiction books, going to concerts, and occasionally going for a run. Katie is under the supervision of Dr. Sean Stokes, LPC-S, LMFT-S, as she completes her licensure requirements.