Mental Health Clinician
Katy is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) with extensive experience supporting children, teens, and young adults. Areas of focus include individuals with neurodiverse profiles (ASD, ADHD, NVLD, SCD), anxiety, social cognition, and executive functioning. She often supports siblings of neurodivergent individuals as well. Her work draws from several approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), strengths-based, person-centered, and mindfulness. Katy also works with parents and family members to deepen understanding of a child’s strengths and challenges, navigate the school/IEP process, improve sibling relationships, ease overall family stress, and develop parenting tools that feel both feasible and effective. She has worked in medical, home, community, and school settings and has served as a consultant to school districts and provider agencies. Katy earned her Ed.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. She completed her clinical internship and post-master’s training with the Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment and Services Center at Rush University Medical Center as well as Boston Children’s Hospital’s Autism Spectrum Center. Katy is also an ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Provider (ADHD-CCSP).