Masters Level Social Work Intern
Florida Certified Teacher
Language Arts Instructor
Katherine (she/her/hers) is a Social Work Intern and a Certified English Teacher in the state of Florida. She is currently interning at Oaks Family Counseling as she completes her Master of Social Work degree at Florida State University. She previously received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and her Master of Education, both from the University of Florida.
Katherine's experience includes over fifteen years working with children and teens as a certified teacher, volunteering with the Alachua County Crisis Center, and working as a Social Work Intern at UF Health's Pediatric Pulmonary Division.
Katherine believes it is vital to develop a strong therapeutic relationship with clients, to meet them where they are, and to empower and support them in finding meaning and discovering their strengths so they can successfully navigate the challenges of life.
In her free time, Katherine loves spending time with her two daughters and her two dogs. She enjoys cooking, reading, writing, spending time outdoors, and traveling.
Supervised by Wendy Benson, LCSW and Allyson Corcoran, LMHC