Known for her expertise as a certified EMDR practitioner and her mindful approach to cognitive behavioral therapy, Dr. Kathy is also a Certified Addiction Professional, and yoga therapist (E-IAYT). She is the author and creator of the FUN(TM) program which challenges thinking and behavior in her tool box of clinical skills to address trauma, challenges in relationships, mood disorders, anxiety, pain, parenting, family dynamics, and chronic health issues. She gives presentations, conducts workshops on these and related topics, and when appropriate, integrates mindful skills in sessions. Group and family therapy are also offered.As a clinical psychotherapist, she teaches clients diverse stress management tools for different stages of life (children, teens, adults, seniors). When exposed to tragedy, self-regulation, and relapse prevention skills can help with coping. Such mindful mood management exercises involve a variety of practices: breathing, dreams, imagery, EMDR, & movement.As an author, and consultant in mental health and addiction, she is well known for her work in the community, nationally, and abroad. Diagnosed as a child with Asthma, Breast Cancer and trauma survivor, her personal life experiences, training, and mindbody journey add to her expertise as an experienced psychotherapist, and the ability to relate to others.