Kay provides warm, supportive counseling to people of all ages, both in-person and virtually. She earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University in May 2019, then completed advanced training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy. With adult and senior clients, Kay offers deep listening and gentle encouragement on life’s journey. She can help with finding meaning in difficult experiences and improving important relationships. For child clients, Kay provides a variety of play and art activities that help reduce stress and improve coping skills. She also actively involves caregivers with bonding activities in sessions and at home, based on her training as a parenting educator with Incredible Years Series and Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14.
Kay is proficient in oral and written Spanish, and she has special interest in the following areas:
- Neurodiversity/high sensitivity issues
- Gender and sexual identity exploration
- Diverse faith traditions and alternative spiritual practices
- Therapeutic videogaming”