Katie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a doctorate in gerontology. Her primary focus is working with adults and couples in the treatment of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, relational problems, grief, trauma, and issues related to aging and dementia caregiving. Katie is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she received her Ph.D. in Gerontology. She is an instructor at the University of Kentucky, and has published in the fields of social work, gerontology, and nursing. She is an appointed member of the Ethics Committee for the National Association of Social Workers (Kentucky Chapter), and is a member of the Gerontological Society of America.