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Kaitlyn E.Kenealy MA, LPC-IT

Kaitlyn works with clients who have a wide variety of mental health concerns. She is experienced in working with children, adolescents, and adults. She takes a trauma informed approach and has extensive training in the complexities and impacts of trauma. She believes therapy is a collaborative process and uses an interdisciplinary approach to therapy and tailors it to each client’s unique needs. She is EMDR certified and uses this approach to treat clients and help them heal. In practice, she is direct, solution-focused, and passionate in assisting clients in meeting their goals.

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Free Consultation

Contact Kaitlyn for a free Therapist Shopping Appointment consultation. This is a 20 minute, no pressure, face-to-face meeting between you and Kaitlyn. There is no charge. During the meeting, there will be no gathering of personal information, no notes taken and no therapy given.

Kaitlyn’s Specialties

Real World Experiences

Kaitlyn has experience in the academic, mental health, non-profit and private practice settings. Throughout her career she has worked with underprivileged youth as a tutor, mentor, and coach. She has worked in domestic violence shelters. She has facilitated support groups that include: a trauma recovery group, and a batterers’ treatment group. Kaitlyn has co-facilitated groups for teens who have been sexually abused, parents of teens who have been abused, and self-esteem groups. She is active in the community and is involved with community initiatives. In the past Kaitlyn has worked with suicide risk assessments (Y-Screen) and volunteered with Camp Reunite. Twice she has been nominated for and been the recipient of the Woman of Vision and Courage award.

Education

Kaitlyn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Women’s Studies from UW-Stevens Point, a Master’s Degree in Gender and Women’s Studies from Minnesota State University- Mankato, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling (Community and Mental Health) from Lakeland University. Kaitlyn is trained and certified in: Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Informed Care, Batterers Treatment, EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Motivational