Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Grief and Loss, Adolescent Issues, Family Systems, Parenting, Women’s Issues, Relationships (Marital and Family), Transition Concerns, Attachment, Empty Nesting, and Identity Issues
Education and Training:
Kathie has her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (2021) from The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (1987) from Seattle Pacific University.
Background and Experience:
Kathie has been with Meier Clinics since 2020. Previously, she worked in big business, with non-profits, and within the church. She traveled to Mexico, Cambodia, and China engaging the needs of children, the marginalized, and the displaced. Over the last several decades, her work has been extensively with women and youth as a teacher and mentor. She delights in engaging individuals in their healing journey through a relational psychodynamic approach, including strengths from Internal Family Systems (IFS), Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Special Interests and Services:
Kathie’s professional interests include issues of anxiety, depression, grief, and transitions. Kathie also enjoys working with teens and young adults who are struggling to define themselves and their relationships.
For several years, Kathie worked with the homeless in Seattle through the Union Gospel Mission. Within the intercultural community, she taught English overseas in China and Cambodia and directed language acquisition work with Westminster Language Academy. Through her work with Eastside Pathways and within the church she is active in listening, learning, and affecting change for the vulnerable and marginalized populations within our community. Kathie offers a sliding scale for clients who meet Meier Clinic’s financial criteria.