Welcome to a space where healing begins, and resilience thrives! In the journey towards healing, I am here to provide a safe and compassionate haven for you to explore, understand, and transcend the impact of trauma, interpersonal relations, anxiety/depression, or other life challenges on your life.
Life challenges can cast a long shadow, affecting our thoughts, emotions, and relationships. Yet, within the depths of adversity, there lies the potential for profound growth and transformation. I am here to guide you through this intricate process, recognizing the unique nature of your experiences and offering tailored support to help you reclaim your life.
My approach is rooted in empathy, respect, and a deep understanding of the complexities that life brings. Together, we will embark on a collaborative journey, integrating evidence-based therapeutic modalities with a person-centered philosophy. This means that your unique needs, strengths, and goals will guide our work together.
In our sanctuary of healing, we will explore not only the wounds but also the resilience that resides within you. I believe in the power of fostering a therapeutic alliance built on trust and mutual understanding, creating a space where you feel seen, heard, and validated.
Whether you are navigating recent/past trauma or carrying the weight of past experiences, I am committed to walking beside you as you rediscover your strength, rebuild your sense of self, and reimagine your future. Together, we can cultivate a path towards healing, resilience, and a life more fully lived.
Take the courageous step toward healing and let us embark on this transformative journey together.
MORE ABOUT KATIE
I use a trauma-informed approach with a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), to help you navigate life challenges by utilizing healthy coping skills. I am trained in EMDR and find this evidence-based modality to be very beneficial to individuals.
AGE OF SPECIALTY
TYPES OF THERAPY
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
TBRI (trust-based relational intervention)
CBT (Cognitive behavioral therapy)
DBT (Dialectical behavioral therapy)
ACT therapy (Acceptance and Commitment)
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls”
KNOW YOUR THERAPIST
WHAT DID YOU GET YOUR DEGREE(S) IN AND WHERE FROM?
BSW Utah State University, MSW Boise State University
SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
I have experience working in child welfare. I have worked the past two years working as a therapist with trauma survivors and mood disorders.
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BECOME A THERAPIST?
I have personal experience with trauma and difficult life situations. I have worked with the families of cache valley for many years and witnessed how trauma, mental health and substance use can affect so many areas of a person's life. My experiences have led me to becoming a therapist so that I could create a safe and compassionate space to help others' and the challenges they experience.
WHATS YOUR THERAPEUTIC APPROACH?
I will work with you to create a safe and empowering space for you to share your life experiences. We will work together by developing a therapeutic plan based on your needs while utilizing a variety of different therapeutic approaches.
WHAT KIND OF HOMEWORK OR ASSIGNMENTS DO YOU GIVE CLIENTS?
While it is important to use the skills that you will learn in therapy, we will tailor homework to fit your needs and situation.
HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR MY FIRST SESSION WITH YOU?
Bring an open mind and come ready to discover the beautiful, amazing and wonderful person that you are!