Kathryn Dougherty, LPC-I, NCC, CCTPKATHRYN DOUGHERTY, LPC-I, NCC, CCTP

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Kathryn graduated from La Salle University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a Master’s Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling with a minor is in Addictions Counseling in 2016. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 2007. During her time at La Salle, she obtained experience in providing individual, group, and familial counseling at an intensive outpatient mental health facility.

While completing her degree, Kathryn completed a 32-hour intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). DBT is a skills based therapy approach which focuses on teaching skills to increase Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Core Mindfulness. This approach has been proven to be effective for numerous complex mental health challenges including eating disorders, substance abuse disorders, personality disorders and mood disorders. Recently, Kathryn completed the first level of the Gottman Method for couples counseling to expand her skillset. This method uses assessment to gain insight into a couple’s current challenges. It focuses on the couple’s strengths and building skills in areas of concern to create more satisfying relationships.

Currently, Kathryn is pursuing specialized training from the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals for the treatments of eating disorders. Kathryn is a member of the National Eating Disorder Association and has been a longtime advocate for eating disorder awareness. Kathryn is passionate about helping individuals improve body image, stop disordered eating behaviors, find peace from emotional eating, and process the negative impact of trauma on weight related challenges.

KATHRYN'S PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

In 2012, Kathryn completed A Women’s Place’s domestic violence CORE training, completed 20 hours of Direct Service Training, and was a victim advocate with this organization. Upon moving to Oregon in 2016, Kathryn completed the 40-hour training to support victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. She is currently an active volunteer with Community Works in Medford, Oregon. Next, Kathryn completed the training program with the International Association of Trauma Professionals and became a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has also completed trainings on Compassion Fatigue and the treatment of trauma within the family system. Kathryn uses a trauma focused lens to view all mental health challenges which helps to reduce stigma and feelings of shame. Presently, Kathryn has been responsible for creating and implementing Trauma Informed office policies at Rogue Medicine in Grants Pass, Oregon.For more detailed information surrounding her past experiences or services offered please feel free to call or email Kathryn today.

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