Kathryn Whistler Austin

Kathryn Whistler Austin

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Master of Science in Social Work, MSSW
Texas Accepting Online
Austin Accepting In-person
Updated August 26, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Attachment issues
  • Existential crisis & challenges
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
  • Spirituality & religion
  • Stress management

Professional statement

Kathryn Whistler Austin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Austin, Texas. She specializes in attachment trauma, holistic health, and spiritual exploration. Her clientele are young and mature adults seeking individual or couples counseling.

Kathryn collaborates with her clients to bring a comprehensive understanding to current areas of strength and growth potential. She provides psychoeducation about the impact that childhood experiences have on long term belief and behavioral patterns, and provides safe space for the client to honor and heal their wounds, so that they are able to move towards their future with empowerment.

Kathryn is trained in DEEP Therapy, an approach that combines attachment theory, neurobiology, and experiential processing. She is also a certified Healer from The Modern Mystery School allowing her to bring a metaphysical and spiritual lens to her work, and offers energy and spiritual healings to clients in support of their progression.

Message to clients

I believe that we are alive to experience joy and do incredible things based on our unique genius. Seeking support around vulnerable areas in your life takes courage and change is uncomfortable. But growth is a necessary part of our individual evolution and something that we all have the inherent ability to do. The most important factor in successful therapy is the fit between the client and therapist. Trust your intuition and take a leap of faith that you, like every human, deserve to prosper and be at peace.


Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.

Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Kathryn Austin is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $230 (80min)
  • Family sessions: $250 (80min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

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:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed


Online Sessions (Texas)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 5pm-8pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 5pm-8pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Austin practice
1010 Land Creek Cove, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78746
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am-3pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10am-3pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 10am-3pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

Private Practice , Owner/Therapist, 2016 - Present
SoCo Counseling , Therapist, 2013 - 2016
Plumeria Counseling , Therapist, 2012 - 2013

University of Texas at Austin, MSSW, 2012
Kenyon College, BA, 2008


Texas: 57165