Katrina has worked in the non-profit, public health, healthcare, and higher education sectors. Within these industries, she provided wellness services (e.g., advising, counseling, mentoring, and coaching) to diverse populations. Her specialty populations include at-risk, underprepared, low-income, adult learners, young and emerging adults, Black Americans, and communities of color.
A holistic model is utilized to increase clients' understanding of the interconnectedness of the dimensions in their lives to influence personal satisfaction, physical and mental well-being, meaning in one's life, self-esteem, and to build healthy social connections. She utilizes Sweeney and Myers (2003) Indivisible Self Wellness Model, along with other evidence-based interventions for best outcomes.
Katrina holds a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) from the University of the Cumberlands, a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs and has completed post-master coursework in clinical mental health from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and holds two national counselor certifications from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).
She has worked as adjunct faculty in the Philadelphia region to instruct and provide clinical supervision to counselors-in-training. Her research interests are multiculturalism, health disparities, marginalized populations (specifically Black Americans), emerging adults, mental health provider implicit bias, and gendered racism. Currently, she resides in Philadelphia, PA, has a polydactyl cat, and loves to read, and walking outdoors on sunny days in her spare time.
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