She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Katie Mason, LCSW (she/her) is a licensed clinical social worker with over a decade of experience working in mental health with children, youth and adults. Many of her clients are empaths, deep thinkers, and have many talents, however may lack self-esteem, are facing a transition in their lives, experienced a trauma or need some guidance on tricky issues. Katie supports each individual or family system to navigate the struggles - be it depression, anxiety, parenting concerns, identity exploration, relationship pain - while highlighting strengths and building new skills.
Katie believes the best healing is done in relationships. With a warm, authentic approach, Katie builds trust with clients to allow for vulnerability, risk taking, and ultimately personal growth. In family therapy sessions, Katie encourages family members to share stories and to listen deeply, bringing validation and stronger connections. In working with youth or adults, Katie likes to use a blend of insight-oriented and skills-based approaches, drawing from her experience with cognitive behavior therapy, trauma work, and attachment theory.
Katie adheres to the notion that two things can be true: we can show ourselves more self-love and acceptance AND work towards change at the same time. Katie works collaboratively with clients to find themes, set goals and develop new practices. With supportive, gentle guidance, Katie will present creative strategies and new ways of viewing an issue that bring more healing.
Having worked in public services for many years, Katie welcomes clients from different cultures and backgrounds and can provide services in English or Spanish. With a trauma-informed approach, Katie also has extensive training in treating eating disorders or other high risk situations. As a seasoned telehealth provider, Katie offers remote sessions to anyone located in California.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support
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Years of Experience: 10 years
Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, Therapist, 2019 - 2023
San Francisco General Hospital, Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician, 2017 - 2019
Alameda County Children and Family Services, Social Worker, 2013 - 2017
University of California Berkeley - School of Social Welfare, Masters in Social Work, 2013