Katarina Abed, MA, LPC
Katarina believes in the importance of developing a trusting, authentic relationship with her clients to help them process their thoughts and emotions in a safe and comfortable environment. Katarina strives to provide clients with support through a variety of life’s challenges and collaborates with clients to create goals tailored to their individual needs.
Katarina is a Licensed Professional Counselor and obtained her Master of Arts in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at The University of Akron. Katarina has experience in treating individuals across the lifespan from many different backgrounds, and takes interest in working with children, teens, and young adults. Katarina has had the opportunity to provide treatment to clients in a variety of settings including outpatient, home-based, school-based, and telehealth-based settings. Katarina has worked with individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADHD and PTSD. Additionally, she has provided support to individuals struggling with anger management, life stressors, grief, and LGBTQ+ related issues.
Katarina applies a client-centered and trauma-informed approach when working with clients and is committed to creating a supportive environment where clients do not have to face their challenges
alone. She utilizes therapeutic interventions including strengths-based therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy. She has also been trained in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy.
Katarina works under the supervision of Dani Proffitt, MEd., LPCC-S, MFT.