I would like to introduce myself. I'm Kathleen Gallagher and I have been a Master's Level Clinician for the past 22 years. I received my Bachelor of Social Work degree from Eastern Michigan University and my Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University. I have worked in a Community Mental Health setting for 26 years with Children, Families and Adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, severe emotional disturbance and mental illness. I have also provided supervision to clinicians for the past 14 years.
I practice in a person centered, strength based approach. I have extensive training in Trauma , Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Compassion Fatigue. I am have an interest in working with people who are experiencing compassion fatigue and/or burnout in their careers.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Communication Problems, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Intellectual Disability, Military and Veterans Issues, Post-traumatic Stress, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801079591
Kathleen is very understanding and really helps me to communicate effectively.
Written on Aug 03, 2021 after therapy with Kathleen for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and career difficulties