Cathy is a full-time Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the Executive Director of Mindful Solutions, LLC. She received her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern University where she obtained comprehensive clinical training at The Family Institute’s Bette D. Harris Family and Child Clinic as well as in the Community Program working with children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families. She is a National Clinical Fellow member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Cathy was selected to be a Teaching Assistant for the renowned Marriage 101 class at Northwestern University. The class has been widely discussed and has received international recognition due to its relevance and popularity. Cathy is in the process of becoming an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and is supervising Therapists-in-Training at The Family Institute at Northwestern University.
Cathy received her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and in Psychology at Hope College.
I provide a nonjudgmental and safe therapeutic environment for my clients and I value client-therapist alliance above anything else. I have a direct yet empathetic therapy style, collaborating with clients to help them reach their goals.
I have a particular clinical interest in working with: Individual Adults, Couples, Partners looking for their voice in a relationship, individuals going through or contemplating divorce, Adults wanting help naming their emotions, Adults with relationship issues, Infidelity, Pre-Marital Counseling, Anxiety, Adolescents, Partners of Addicts, Couples who are happily married and want to work out kinks/issues to remain happily married, Codependency, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Work-Life balance, Family of Origin and family relationships, Setting Boundaries, Trauma, and Grief and Loss