Katie specializes in couples and family therapy as well as individual therapy to help improve mood, anxiety, coping and overall wellbeing. She works with relationship issues such as couple conflict, parent child conflict, infidelity, child behavioral problems as well as anxiety and depression. Her training focused on addressing the behaviors of everyone in a family system to assess how each person’s behaviors are impacting 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 assess 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). She completed trainings at Regis Center for Counseling and Family Therapy, Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute and most recently has provided couple and family counseling at The Counseling Institute of Texas.