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Master of Sciences in Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate

Nationally Certified Counselor

Katie is currently not accepting new clients

Katie is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in NC. Katie graduated from East Carolina University's Counselor Education program in 2021, receiving an MS with specializations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. She completed her graduate practicum in a middle school, and she worked with an ECU grant to partner with a rural elementary school and provide trauma-informed disaster mental health services to students, families, and school personnel during her internships.

 

Katie works with children (beginning at age 5), adolescents, and adults. Her interest areas include: grief and loss, self-esteem, trauma, anxiety, depression, improving relationships, and adverse childhood experiences. Katie mainly utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Katie is also trained in Prepare/Enrich for marital and premarital counseling and Brainspotting Phase I, a somatic therapy for trauma treatment.

 

Katie believes that the heart of transformational counseling is a therapeutic relationship centered on trust and safety. She seeks to connect with her clients in ways that make them feel seen, heard, and known. With Katie, the therapeutic process is collaborative as she comes alongside clients to help them gain greater self-understanding, self-compassion, and self-acceptance.

 

Katie enjoys coffee, gardening, cooking, reading, making music, yoga, and going on walks.

Katie Williford

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