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Katarina Abed, MA, LPCC

Katarina has a passion for creating a safe and supportive space where her clients can explore
their thoughts, feelings, and experiences without judgment. Katarina focuses on forming
collaborative relationships where each client’s needs are met with genuineness, empathy, and
warmth. She holds space for client’s in all parts of their healing journey and believes that
her client’s are the authorities of their own lives.

Katarina possesses experience in providing therapy to individuals of various ages and diverse
backgrounds. She enjoys working with teens and adults. Throughout her career, Katarina has
delivered treatment in various environments, including outpatient, homes, schools, and telehealth
platforms. Katarina has supported clients with a range of mental health concerns such as anxiety,
depression, mood disorders, and PTSD. Additionally, Katarina has offered assistance to
individuals coping with anger management, life transitions, body image and self esteem related
issues, grief, and issues faced by the LGBTQA+ community.

Katarina employs a client-centered and trauma-informed lens and places the client at the center
of her approach. Her goal is to create a space characterized by safety, openness, trust, mutual
respect, and empowerment for her clients. Katarina integrates interventions including
mindfulness, grounding, motivational interviewing, and other tools for emotional regulation to
assist clients in fostering a deeper connection between their mind and body.

Katarina is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and obtained her Master of Arts in Education
in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at The University of Akron.

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