Water's Edge Counseling & Healing Center

Katie McClure, M.S.Mental Health Practitioner-in-Training

Katie graduated with a Master’s of Science in Counseling from Divine Mercy University in Sterling, VA, and she is working toward licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).  She has experience working with groups in the Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma Intensive Outpatient Program at Water’s Edge as well as individual psychotherapy.  Incorporating an attachment-based, experiential, and affective-focused lens, Katie works primarily with adolescents and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and relationship issues.  Confident in the dignity and unique individuality of each person, Katie is passionate about collaborating with her clients to empower them to discover inner strength, connection, freedom, and hope for healing and change.  Katie informs her practice with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), as well as Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.  Katie is trained in the HEART model for treating complex trauma.  She has also received training in counseling patients who have experienced sexual trauma, compassion fatigue, grief and loss, and anxiety.  Katie offers spiritual integration informed by a Christian anthropology for those who request it.