Kathryn "Katy" Culbertson, LCSW

Practicing Since: May 2014

Issues Served: Abuse/Neglect, Adoption/Foster Care, Anxiety/Panic, Behavioral Challenges, Depression, Family Dynamic, Grief/Bereavement, Life Transitions, Loss/Abandonment, PTSD, Self-esteem/self-worth, Self-harm, Sexual Abuse, Social Skills & Development, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma

Special Populations Served:
Children 3+, Adolescents, Families, Children of Incarcerated Adults

What Clients Can Expect: Katy has worked with a variety of populations. She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and trained in MATCH-ADTC focusing on anxiety, depression and conduct, or behavioral related concerns. She is also trained in Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), which focuses on the parent child relationship and attachment as well as CBITS (Cognitive Behavior Intervention for Trauma in Schools). Katy views her work with counseling as a way to walk through life with individuals and families to provide support and healing through the truths of God’s goodness and grace. 

About: Katy was raised in Connecticut in a fun-loving, active Christian household that included her parents and 3 siblings. Katy’s family attended church and there was a strong emphasis on faith and Biblical values. She attended Christian Heritage School in Trumbull for high school and then went on to attend Gordon College. While attending Gordon College, she was able to learn how to integrate her faith and social work. Katy received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Gordon College in 2009. Following college, she moved back to Connecticut and began working in the social work field through non-profit agencies as a care coordinator to assist children and families with connecting to appropriate services and resources. She remained in the field working in a variety of roles while completing her graduate degree in Social Work. Katy graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in May 2014 with a concentration in children and families. She continued working with a non-profit agency providing counseling and case management services for children and families and then received her clinical license in August 2016. Katy continues to attend the same church she was raised in. This church was also where her husband was raised and they were happily married in their “family church” in 2012. Katy continues to volunteer with the youth group program. She finds great joy in pouring back into the youth in the same way that different mentors poured into her life as a young believer.

She views her work with counseling as a way to walk through life with individuals and families to provide support and healing through the truths of God’s goodness and grace. 

*Offers Video Counseling

To schedule an appointment with Katy, please call 800-305-2089 or email appointments@safeharbor1.com.