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Katherine Allen received her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University, is a clinical fellow of AAMFT and dedicated 10 years as a Board member and committee chair to CTAMFT. She is a certified STEPS facilitator and PEP instructor and is a trained domestic violence clinician. Katherine is dually licensed in the state of Connecticut and New Hampshire.
As a family therapist, Katherine brings a compassionate, open and direct approach to her work. She has extensive experience working with couples, families and individuals dealing with family violence, addiction, emerging from trauma, grief and loss, eating disorders, parenting and custody plans. Adoption is a specialty area where Katherine brings an insider’s perspective to help clients move through attachment difficulties. She also enjoys nurturing personal accountability in her clients. In this spirit, Katherine approaches all of her clients with a “stuck, not sick” philosophy.
Katherine views intimate relationships as the most important thing that we are a part of, the toughest and the best thing we will ever do, and that is why she loves helping clients learn new skills and tools to achieve balance and peace in their relationships, both with themselves and with others.
Katherine is also proud to offer Brainspotting trauma healing and performance therapy. She is trained in Phases 1, 2 and 3 and Intensive, is part of David Grand’s private supervision group, is a Certified Consultant and is a Trainer-in-Training, bringing Brainspotting to ever more therapists and healing professionals in New England. Brainspotting therapy is the main focus of her practice of late. Please don’t hesitate to inquire about how Brainspotting with Katherine may help you.
Katherine accepts Husky (Medicaid) insurance and self-pay clients. NEW SCHEDULE: Katherine is at MFT3 Tuesday from 1pm-6pm, Wednesday and Thursday, from 9am to 6pm. Katherine is not taking on any new clients at this time, although she will consider Brainspotting clients as scheduling allows.
Katherine can be reached via e-mail, or by phone at 203-416-6008, x602. She is available for consultation with the media concerning contemporary mental health issues.