Kate received her degree in Occupational Therapy in January 1997 from Keuka College, New York. Kate has worked in hospitals (adult and pediatric) including Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, outpatient clinics, and in the natural environment. In 2002, she began seeing clients privately, starting AboutPlay therapy in children’s homes. Kate received her post graduate certification in Sensory Integration through University of Southern California and Western Psychological Services in 2012, and is certified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). She is contributing data to the new test being developed to replace the SIPT, the Evaluation of Ayers Sensory Integration (EASI), with an international team.
Kate also has certification in Rhythmic Movement Training, Levels 1, 2 and 3, Myofascial Release (MFR) I, and the Haller Method, based on the work of Maxine Haller, OTR/L. Kate is an intuitive empath, and has always had a passion for holistic healing. She has trained in a number of holistic clinical modalities including aromatherapy, reflexology, meditation, and yoga. She is trained in Vibrational Synergy Levels 1 and 2, and is a Reiki Master. She is currently studying and practicing shamanism as well as other energetic modalities in her energy healing practice. She practices Cuong Nhu, a Vietnamese style of martial arts, and loves to travel and stay active. Kate lives in metro Atlanta with her husband, 3 children, and 2 dogs.