Katie is trained in EMDR trauma therapy as well as Emotion Focused Couples Therapy. Katie holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and a Bachelors of Science in Family Studies and Human Development from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. She has recently completed her Masters of Science in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ.
Katie is passionate about couples both married and pre-marital, equipping them to have healthier relationships through facilitating healthy attachment and vulnerable connection. Katie employs the therapeutic frameworks of Attachment Theory, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, as well as the Gottman Method when working with couples. She believes that marriage is one of the most beautiful and transformational unions, however as a married woman herself understands the challenges that accompany joining ones life with another. Katie also enjoys working with individuals, helping each person to seek healing for their trauma through the framework of EMDR Therapy. When she is not counseling Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and family.
Katie completed her 10 month internship with Beauty for Ashes Therapy in June 2019 and will be continuing her work as a Licensed Associate Counselor under the supervision of Danielle Cutrer, MS, LPC who is an approved Clinical Supervisor through the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.