Kathleen Converse, CSWA
“Transform yourself to transform the world” - Grace Lee Boggs
Kathleen will collaborate with you as a compassionate guide on your healing journey. Kathleen uses a strength-based approach to help you understand yourself better, and to cultivate increased self-compassion
Kathleen draws on her background in community activism, and interpersonal violence prevention to provide trauma-informed and anti-oppressive care, and stands with LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities. As a former sexual assault advocate, and Director of the Center for Gender Equity, she has a background in working with complex trauma and healing internalized oppression. Kathleen can help you explore how to have healthier relationships with yourself and others.
Kathleen takes a personalized, collaborative approach to healing work, drawing on internal family systems theory, mindfulness practices, AEDP, EMDR, and polyvagal theory in her work with clients. Kathleen is trained as a reiki practitioner and can also incorporate somatic healing, spirituality, and energy work into her practice, when appropriate.
Kathleen believes that individual healing creates ripples into the world, and believes that a more equitable and just world is possible, starting by healing ourselves.