She/Her/HersLicensed Social Worker, LSW Practice: Exceptional Wellness Counseling Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Katie is a Licensed Social Worker who received her Masters in Social Work from Seton Hall University. Katie has worked with children and families in a variety of settings including school based services, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Outpatient.
Katie’s experience involves working with individuals who are struggling with Anxiety, Depression, Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders, Personality Disorders, Behavioral Issues, and Parenting and Family issues. Katie utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Based Therapy, and art in her sessions. She believes in meeting the client where they are at and utilizing a strengths based approach.
In her free time, Katie enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and cat. She also enjoys film & tv, comedy, going to concerts and shows, and being at the beach.
“Each individual has a story based on their own experiences which deserves to be heard. My hope is to provide a safe and supportive environment to allow you to find your voice to work towards or maintain your best possible self.”
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
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
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood
New Jersey: 44SL06756500