Ms. Kathryn Hanson, MS, MFT
Ms. Hanson is Staff Clinician and is a Co-Facilitator in our Daybreak DBT Skills Program for Teens and Adults. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist * with a masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Ms. Hanson is skilled in providing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and holds certificates in Trauma- Focused CBT, Medical Family Therapy, and the assessment and treatment of Play Therapy. Through her past and current positions she has gained meaningful experience working with children, teens, and adults who suffer from a range of difficulties, including eating disorders, substance use, bipolar disorder, general anxiety disorder, major depression disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and PTSD.
Ms. Hanson believes her greatest strength as a therapist is developing a strong client-therapist relationship. She believes building a relationship of openness, trust, and optimism is essential for change to occur. Ms. Hanson provides evidenced based interventions that assist the client in reaching their goals in a supportive and empathetic environment. She believes the most effective way to create change is through collaboration and the utilization of the client’s strengths. Ms. Hanson is enthusiastic to facilitate positive transformation with her child, teen, and adult clients.
Ms. Hanson is a professional member of: The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists
Her State License # 3TP16-019. Ms. Hanson is completing her hours for theindependent state license, the LMFT, under the supervision of Dr. Kenneth Silvestri, LMFT, and Barbara Reese, LCSW, CEDS.