She/Her/HersAdvanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified, PMHNP-BC Registered Nurse, RN PhD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Do you think you might be ready to try medications? Dr. Katherine "Kat" Dion (she/her/hers) is a doctoral-level, board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC), offering medication consultations and medication management. Depression, Anxiety, and ADHD are the most common issues she helps people with, though by no means the only ones.
Kat values taking a collaborative approach with clients and with other clinicians involved in a client's case . She is the staff prescriber at Kendall Psychological Associates and many of her clients also work with therapist there.
Prior to working at Kendall Psychological Associates, Kat worked with veterans and in a college mental health counseling center. She obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) from Endicott College and her M.S from Boston College.
Kat realizes how big of a step it can be to consider taking psychiatric medications. She prioritizes helping the patient to feel comfortable and fully informed. She helps provide an inclusive and culturally sensitive environment to work together towards your goals. At this time she is taking referrals for adults and appointments are being held virtually.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
In-network with the MGH Brigham Employee Plan
Years of Experience: 7 years
Kendall Psychological Associates, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, 2019 - Present
Endicott College, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing , 2020
Boston College, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (MSN), 2016
Endicott College, Bachelor's of Science in Nursing , 2013