Kathryn is a Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in trauma, couples, and individual therapy and maintains a private practice in Walnut Creek, California.
With over 20 years experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist, and as a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Saint Mary's College, Moraga, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad range of clients. Among her areas of expertise are working with trauma, couples, and anxiety disorders. Interventions with couples and individuals include Emotionally Focused Therapy and EMDR to integrate humanistic, systemic and somatic approaches, grounded in the most current interpersonal neurobiology and attachment research.
In addition to being an expert in trauma and couples therapy, Kathryn is an Adjunct Faculty member and supervisor at Saint Mary's College, Graduate Counseling Program as well as an EMDRIA Approved EMDR Consultant. Kathryn's clinical experience includes children, adolescents and college and career counseling.
Kathryn is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary evidence based methodologies and interventions to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion, understanding and humor, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Education: BA Psychology-UC Berkeley; MA Counseling, Saint Mary's College, Moraga, Ca.
License, Certifications & Awards: LMFT 42268; California PPS (School Counseling) Credential
Additional Training: EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist and Approved EMDR Consultant, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Trauma Therapy
Professional Activities and Memberships: American Association Marriage Family Therapists; California Association Marriage Family Therapists; EMDRIA, and the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT), Northern California Center Emotionally Focused Therapy (NCCEFT)