Biography: Katelyn has always had a heart for helping people. She became interested in becoming a counselor when she was an undergraduate student studying psychology. To be certain this is the career path she wanted to take, she got an internship at a private practice where she fell in love with the field and confirmed this is the work she was meant to do. She is passionate about mental and relational health, and believes in the power of therapy. She has been a client herself for many years and has experienced firsthand the healing that can come from therapy.
Katelyn has worked for North Point Community Church in their counseling department, where she helped pair mentors and mentees in a program centered around mental health. Katelyn also volunteered to lead a group of high school girls for three years and fell in love with the age group, which is now one of her favorite populations to work with. Katelyn enjoys working with teens, adults, and couples from all cultural backgrounds.
Experience and Specialities: Katelyn has experience working in private practice, inpatient addiction rehab, and homeless shelters. Katelyn has volunteered as a therapist for a one-week trauma intensive for trafficked women and will be traveling to Romania in 2022 to do the same thing with the women there. Katelyn has specializations in Sex Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy. She is trained in EMDR, Prepare/Enrich, and Gottman Couples Therapy level 1. Katelyn is also a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate. She specializes in sexual trauma and addiction. Teenage girls/young women and couples are also an area of focus.
Education: Katelyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Georgia. She also holds a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with graduate certificates in Sex Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University.
Hobbies: Katelyn enjoys spending time with friends and family. She loves exercising, shopping, and reading fiction books. Katelyn also loves playing with her boxer pup and finding new restaurants. The beach is her happy place and her simple pleasure is having coffee outside in the mornings.
Contact Information: Katelyn@northeastgacounseling.com
Insurance Plans: Not currently accepting insurance. Please call for Katelyn’s reduced rate.