Kate serves as Northbound Seattle’s lead therapist, which requires her to oversee clinical program development and service delivery, supervise clinical staff, and work directly with clients seeking recovery from substance use disorders and mental health issues.
Kate holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle, and both a Master’s and Doctoral in Marriage and Family Therapy from Alliant International University. Kate has worked previously at a substance abuse agency providing individual, group and couples therapy, in addition to family reunification, life skills education and development. Kate’s career includes private practice, community-based work with homeless populations, work with children experiencing behavioral issues and those afflicted with autism and attention deficit disorders, mental health evaluations for veterans and couples work utilizing the Gottman method across multiple populations. Kate sees the purpose of her work as helping those in critical periods of their lives, providing a safe and supportive environment for people to self-explore, heal, and grow both individually and within the relationships that are meaningful to them.