About Kate

Kate is an Ohio licensed clinical social worker/ supervisor, ODE licensed school social worker. She is certified in Heart Centered Hypnotherapy, Child Light Yoga and Reiki.  In addition to traditional training in cognitive behavioral and talk therapies,  she has extensive post graduate training specializing in complimentary modalities, including meditation, mindfulness, breathwork,  and energy work.  She is currently a Holistic Psychotherapist at the Center for Integrative Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic and maintains a private practice in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.

Her private practice specializes in offering holistic, small group CEU workshops for social workers and counselors and those individual clients seeking a unique, heart centered, holistic, existential, therapeutic experience.

Kate has 20 years experience as a school social worker, in-home therapist, adjunct instructor at Cleveland State and Case Western Reserve University graduate school programs, workshop presenter and social work leader.  In 2007, she received the Ohio School Social Worker of the Year Award and the Visionary Award for her work on behalf of the school social work profession, students and families.  She is a graduate of Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve Univerity and has had the privilege of serving clients challenged with a wide range of emotional, social, behavioral and life altering challenges throughout her career.  Those opportunities have provided her with a unique perspective of the resiliency of us all to heal emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually to live a full, celebratory life.

In addition to being a prominent social worker, Kate has presented at numerous state/regional conferences and to general audiences speaking on a wide range of topics. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, s/he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain personal growth and expansion into a full life.

*Holistic Small Group CEU Workshops for Social Workers and Counselors

*Training Supervision for LSWs VITA

*Holistic Workshops for Adults, Teenagers and Children

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Heart Centered Hypnotherapy for Depression and Anxiety
  • Counseling for Adults, Teenagers and Children
  • Integrative Practices: Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga, Breathwork, Guided Imagery
  • Special Education Issues
  • Parenting Support
  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • Illness and Pain
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Cancer
  • Work and Career Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship with Food
  • Smoking Cessation

I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression, anxiety and grief counseling to parenting support and beyond.  In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they seek.

25901 Emery Rd.  Suite 105,
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

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“Kate is incredibly knowledgeable on a wide variety of behavioral and mental health topics. This, in combination with her warmth and professionalism, makes her a highly effective therapist.”

                                                                                                          ~ Rachel Meffe, LISW
                                         Past President of the Ohio School Social Work Association 
                                  School Social Worker at Cuyahoga Heights, OH School District

“Kate has a talent for bringing bright and passionate people together for a good cause.  She is a forward thinker who has an amazing work ethic. She is knowledgeable about her field and is always looking to expand her expertise to be able to provide services to all in need of mental health.”

                                                                                                          ~ Nicole Stacey, LISW
                                            Ohio Department of Education Credential Review Board

“Kathleen is an extraordinary individual with the finest skills as a social worker I have ever seen. She is professional, compassionate, and highly competent with people of all ages. She has become a responsible and respected manager and leader, grant writer and service provider.
It would be an honor to work with her again if that opportunity would arise.”
                                                                          ~ Janice J. Montgomery, B.S, M.Ed, HCH
                                Director of Student Services at Verde Valley Montessori School

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