Katelyn was born and raised amongst the cows and cornfields of Genesee County. She obtained her Bachelors from Roberts Wesleyan College in Psychology and Communication and went on for her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at the Warner School through the University of Rochester.
Katelyn is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. She spent 5 years as a primary therapist in a community mental health clinic where she worked as part of a multidisciplinary team providing mental health treatment to adults with severe mental health issues. Katelyn has also been employed as a residential counselor for adolescents with eating disorders, as well as individuals struggling with substance use issues in various levels of care. She has received specialized training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), suicide assessment and prevention, mindfulness and stress reduction, and is doing self-studies on ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) trauma syndrome and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
In her down time, Katelyn enjoys running, yoga, reading nonfiction, listening to true crime podcasts, taking walks with her children and husband, spending time in the Adirondacks, and snuggling with her two labs.