Kathy Evans is a Psychologist, a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with Certifications as A Victim's Crisis Cuounselor and in Clinical Trauma Professional, Family Therapy Professional, Anger Management, and Child and Youth Trauma Professional specializing in individual, teens, couples and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Irvine, California.
With over ten years of experience as a marriage and family therapist and trauma specialist, and as a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology specializing in psychodynamic therapy, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are trauma, child sexual, emotional and physical abuse, adult survivors of childhood sexual, emotioanl, and physcial abuse, PTSD, dissociative identity disorder, complex truama, relationship issues, self harming behavior, mood disorders, addiction, anxiety disorders, domestic violence, obsessive compulsive disorder, accultural issues among various cultures among children, teens, adults and dependent adults, adolescent issues, depression and suicidal ideations. Kathy has worked with children who have experienced sexual, emotional and physical abuse for nearly ten years. Through play and art therapy Kathy can aid childrend who are at the pre-verbal developmental stage to express themselves and learn to cope with challengining life issues in a safe and non-threatening environment. Every behavior has meaning.
Kathy Evans is an interactive, psychodynamic / eclectic therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Kathy has a Bachelor's degree in psychology from California State Universtiy Dominguez Hills, and a Master's in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Marriage & Family Therapy at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Kathy also holds a Doctorate degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of rofessional Psychology.
License, Certifications & Awards
Kathy holds a California state appointed license for a Marriage & Family Therapist, and certificates as a Victim's Crisis Counselor, Clinical Truama Professional, Family Therapy Professional, Anger Management, and Child and Youth Trauma Professional.
Kathy has additional training in the field of complex trauma, play therapy, self harming behavior, dissociation.
identity disorder, and complex trauma.
Professional Activities and Memberships
Kathy is affliated with the California Marriage & Family Therapist organization, Orange County Marriage & Family Therapist organization, The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, the International Association of Trauma Professionals, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the International OCD Foundation.