Kate has been working as a psychotherapist in the mental health field for over a decade, and has been actively involved in the Southern California recovery community for more than 20 years. Kate received her Master’s Degree in Psychology from Phillips Graduate University in 2013, specializing in addiction and co-occurring disorders. To further her professional development and meet the needs of clients with trauma and emotional dysregulation, Kate has earned certifications in EMDR and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, as well as extensive training in Brainspotting. She has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings, including residential treatment centers for substance abuse and mental health, IOP and PHP programs, family counseling centers, juvenile facilities, and private practice.
Before becoming a therapist, Kate worked as a journalist for 20 years, specializing in marketing and business strategy. Kate brings warmth, compassion, and leadership experience to the role of Clinical Director at Vantage Point Treatment, and she looks forward to welcoming and supporting clients on their recovery journey.