Caitlyn received her Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently working towards her licensure in professional counseling. Aside from her clinical experience, Caitlyn is a research coordinator within the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, providing academically relevant research and interventions on mental health and optimal development.
Caitlyn has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and young adults around a variety of issues, such as anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and life transitions. A few specific topics her work has focused on include academic performance anxiety, interpersonal relationships, building self-esteem, and implementing mental health and wellness into daily life. Caitlyn places an individualized holistic focus on each client, utilizing techniques that are specific and effective from a variety of approaches. Her techniques stem from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), logic-based therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. Her Graduate Internship was completed at The George School’s mental health counseling department.
Through her therapeutic approach, Caitlyn emphasizes the importance of understanding the powerful influence of past experiences, acquiring acceptance strategies for life’s unexpected transitions, improving balance in daily living, and challenging undesirable thoughts and beliefs. Caitlyn positions herself from the client’s perspective, supporting them through a myriad of the challenges and changes life may present them. Caitlyn strives to guide those to their greatest potential and highest expectations through self-actualization and unconditional positive regard.