Katelyn (Katie) Frits


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

913-768-6606 ext. 338

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Katelyn (Katie) graduated from Drake University with her Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in the spring of 2018. Prior to attending graduate school, Katie received her Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Iowa State University in 2013.

Prior to receiving her Master’s, Katie spent four years working in case management helping children, adolescents and families in an outpatient setting. She has previously worked in a residential setting for adolescents needing more intensive care before returning home to their families. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages, but has a special place in her heart for children and adolescents. Katie is currently completing a play therapy certificate program to become a registered play therapist (RPT) upon becoming clinically licensed.

Katie has experience working with many ages. Throughout her internship, she has worked directly with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has assisted in co-leading group sessions with a local Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) working alongside men and women struggling with anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, PTSD and other mood disorders. In addition to providing individual and family counseling, Katie enjoys providing support to families in group settings. As Renew's Clinical Intake Specialist for 2tents, an Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program, Katie coordinates DBT parent support groups and an adolescent “aftercare” DBT group, beginning this fall.


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

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Play Therapy


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.


  • 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


  • Self-pay



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


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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