Katelyn (Katie) Frits

Clinician

Katelyn is passionate about helping children and families reconnect with one another by providing an engaging therapeutic setting.

kfrits@renewkc.com
913-768-6606 ext. 338

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ABOUT ME

Katelyn has experience working with many ages, including children, adolescents, adults, and families, in an outpatient clinical setting. Katelyn is passionate in her work with children, adolescents and families, and is currently completing her certificate in play therapy. She has experience working in group settings, as well. During her internship, she assisted in co-leading group sessions with Renew's Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and worked directly with men and women struggling with anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, PTSD and other mood disorders. Katelyn is excited to join Renew's Adolescent IOP program as the Intake Coordinator this fall.

MY SPECIALTIES

Children/Youth/Adolescents, Families, Play Therapy, Adolescent IOP

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Play Therapy

MY TREATMENT APPROACH

My counseling practice takes a humanistic, attachment-centered approach and believes relationships shape one’s behaviors and interactions from birth through their adulthood. I strongly believe counseling is a journey for clients to achieve their desired goals. To do this, I work to build a safe and secure therapeutic relationship with every client and provide individualized treatment. As a counselor, I believe it is my job to provide interventions and techniques for clients to be able to make those changes by taking on specific evidence-based therapeutic interventions, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and more.

EDUCATION & ASSOCIATIONS

  • Iowa State University - Bachelor's of Science in Psychology (2013)
  • Drake University - Master's of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (May 2018)
  • Current Member of: American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Phi Kappa Phi

ACCEPTED INSURANCE PLANS

  • Self-pay

LINKS / RESOURCES

MY HOURS

  • Monday: All day
  • Tuesday: All day
  • Friday: Until 4PM

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

To pre-register for an appointment, please click on the button below.  For additional information, contact me (info above) or email our office at renew@renewkc.com.

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