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Katie Vlachos, MSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 0-64

 Katie Vlachos, MSW

Katie Vlachos, MSW

Katherine (Katie) Vlachos is a Licensed Social Worker through the state of Ohio, as well as in Pennsylvania where she relocated from in 2020. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies from Penn State in 2005 and her Master of Social Work with a Behavioral Health Specialization from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 2009.‚ Katie takes a trauma-informed, multi-modal approach to counseling and often utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Play Therapy, and Family Therapy with clients. Not only does Katie have an extensive background working with children and families but she also has broad experience with adults both in partial hospitalization settings and with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Katie’s focus therapeutically is to create a safe therapeutic environment in which to explore emotions and behavior patterns, address & challenge negative thoughts, and set manageable goals with everyday behaviors and activities that can impact our‚ short- and long-term‚ health and happiness. Katie has worked with clients who are living with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder‚ (PTSD),‚ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), parenting challenges, Autism, Developmental & Intellectual disabilities, and oppositional defiance disorder.‚ Many clients report that Katie brings a calm, non-judgmental presence to their sessions. She focuses on building trust and rapport with families and clients, using active listening and goal setting to assist with managing presenting stressors and building healthy coping skills.‚

Treatment Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Childhood Behavior Issues
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Partum Depression/Anxiety
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Women

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Buckeye
  • Optum

Languages

  • English

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