Kathy graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from North Georgia College and State University in 2008. From there she received training in Stephen Ministry and brought this ministry to her Church where she lead and served for over 3 years. Kathy felt she needed more extensive training to serve others so she pursued her graduate work at the University of North Georgia and obtained a Master’s of Science in Community Counseling in 2013.
Kathy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. Kathy works with adult clients struggling with various issues including: Grief, ADHD/ADD, Anxiety, Depression, and Marital/Relationship Discord. She is Level 2 Gottman trained, and enjoys doing pre-marital counseling as well. Her expertise in Marriage Counseling includes, but not limited to, communication, forgiveness, sexual problems and relationship challenges involving infidelity, affairs, and emotional abandonment, as well as parenting and family issues. Kathy has also received specialized training in working with individuals who have experienced trauma.
Kathy utilizes several therapies in her counseling including Cognitive Behavioral, Choice/Reality and Solution Based as well as engaging in continuing education to keep on top of any new treatment modalities that would be beneficial to her clients.
On a personal note, Kathy has been married for over 30 years, has 3 adult children, a daughter in-law and two beautiful grandchildren. She attributes her faith in God and His call on her life to her work in counseling, but does not impose her beliefs on her clients. Kathy’s desire is to help with whatever difficulty you or your family member is currently facing.
Kathy is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) as well as the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA).