Katie is a case manager with Creekside Recovery Residences and earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Kennesaw State University in 2017. Since graduation, Katie has immersed herself in patient care. She has worked in intense inpatient as well as outpatient settings. She specializes in adult and adolescent treatment, including work with addiction, mood disorders, trauma, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders. Katie is experienced in dialectical behavioral therapy, expressive therapy, animal therapy, motivational interviewing and life coaching. She has experienced firsthand the difficulties of life with mental illness and addiction and has made it her personal mission to help others and their families navigate lives in recovery. She has a passion for the practical application of psychology, therapy and an overall focus on mental health in everyday life. When not working, Katie can be found gardening and snuggling rescue dogs.