Kathleen is a clinical psychotherapist who provides Business Consulting, coaching, mediation services, Title 26 GAL services, couple, child & family therapy and parent coaching. She maintains a private practice in Kennewick, Washington.
Kathleen's undergraduate studies focused in law, business, philosophy and psychology. She obtained her Masters degree from Antioch University, Seattle in clinical psychology. Kathleen has over 30 years of experience in law and business that she combines with her psychology practice to provide business consulting, coaching, motivational programs, seminars, workshops, and mediation services.
Kathleen has presented to various organizations and national conferences on a variety of topics, including Leadership from Core Values, Character Development, Belief Systems, Ethics, Conflict, Communication, and Healthy Living with Chronic Illness. Kathleen gives seminars and workshops on Leadership, Communication, Conflict, Fear, and Team Building using MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator).
Kathleen is a systemic therapist highly trained in family dynamics, family systems theory, child development, separation and divorce adjustment, high conflict families and co-parenting strategies. She incorporates a blend of conventional and alternative approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques. With sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, focused in Child, Couple and Family Therapy, Antioch University Seattle
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, focused in Philosophy of Religion and Psychology
Prior education in business and law.
Additional Education and Training:
Family Law Mediation - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution/Pepperdine University School of Law
Title 26 GAL training - Seattle, WA
Certified Facilitator/Trainer for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Complex Parenting Plans
Families Going Through Divorce
The Gottman Method
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Emotionally Focused Family Therapy
Mindfulness in Therapy
Working with Trauma
Substance Abuse Identification and Treatment
Professional Activities and Memberships
Washington Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
National Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
American Psychological Association
Association of Family & Conciliation Courts
Former Mentor/Facilitator -National Conference on Ethics in America
Former Field Advisor -Antioch University Seattle
Former Mental Health Advisor on Mind Matters, part of the Healthy You! Radio Network on KKNW 1150AM
International Speaker and Presenter on Leadership