CMHC-Intern & Recreational Therapist, TRS, CTRS
Katie graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Recreational Therapy and minor in disability studies. She is finishing her Master’s program at Grand Canyon University to obtain her degree in Professional Counseling and become a licensed clinical mental health counselor (CMHC).
Her clinical training includes working at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) where she learned and taught DBT skills, facilitated group and family therapy, and recreational therapy experiential groups.
Additionally, she facilitated community groups on the ropes course.
Katie has experience working with adults in substance abuse residential treatment facilities as the program director & director of recreation therapy. Her goal was to help others acquire the skills and desire to practice healthy behaviors. This involved guiding residents in daily physical activity, helping residents manage emotions and learning how to enjoy a sober lifestyle through exposure outings.
Most recently, she has found her passion through working with teenagers at a day treatment and intensive outpatient facility while acting as the program manager. She facilitated psychoeducation groups, educating on social skills, coping skills, identity development, mindfulness, emotional regulation and self-esteem through experiential interventions.
Areas of Focus
- Family Therapy
- Addiction & Recovery
- Anxiety & Depression
- Stress Management
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Self Esteem Development
Private pay and scholarships available.
- Select Health
- Tall Tree Administrators
Please contact your insurance company to verify your specific coverage prior to beginning therapy.