Kacie works with teens and adults struggling with with addiction, grief, anxiety, depression and maternal mental health issues. In addition, she has experience working with combat veterans. In sessions Kacie integrates DBT, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and mindfulness techniques. This approach helps clients to identify the core issues contributing to their unwanted behavior while learning and implementing new skills for making changes. In addition, Kacie is trained in EMDR and uses it in her work with clients who have experienced trauma. Kacie helps her clients to identify and develop their strengths, so they feel equipped to handle the difficulties of life and confidence to achieve their goals.
Kacie received her Master’s degree from Michigan State University School of Social Work. She also received certification in addiction and veteran treatment from MSU. Prior to joining New Perspective Counseling she worked for 3 years at Oakland County Community Mental Health.