Katie Pavek, MA, LMFT

Psychotherapist

Education

  • Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Bachelor of Arts in Child Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Licenses

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Therapeutic Focus

Individuals, families, parents, children and teens struggling with life transitions and balancing life demands such as birth of a sibling, behavioral challenges, relationships, career choices, depression, anxiety, and stress.

Competencies

Individual and Family Therapy, Child Sand Tray therapy specializing in areas of attachment, parenting and trauma. Katie draws from systems and narrative theories.

Therapeutic Philosophy

Katie’s therapeutic philosophy comes much from her personal believe in the importance of positive human connection. When we experience positive human connection with others and ourselves we experience joy, growth, and confidence.

History

Katie joined The Jonas Center in December 2015 and sees clients in Glencoe, Belle Plaine, and Cologne. Katie’s previous mental health experience includes therapeutic day treatment working systemically with children who have experienced trauma. She also provided in-home and out-patient therapy to families, parents, teens, and young children.