kellie cathEy, LSW

Play therapist for sensitive and strong-willed children

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  • $170 per session


  • It is your responsibility to see what your Out of Network Benefits are and at what percentage you will be reimbursed.

My work with your child will help your family and child thrive from a place of happiness and inner strength.  Your child will create deeper healing and learn the skills they need for communication, emotional regulation and greater awareness of their emotional world.

In my practice, I work primarily with children who struggle with high sensitivity,  managing big emotions, giftedness and perfectionism, BIG tantrums that disrupt the whole family, aggression and behavioral problems, big worries about the struggles of the world,  internal conflict and self-shamingpoor frustration tolerance, difficulty communicating their feelings and needs.

During sessions, I use my sweet, kind nature to help your child open up to me through play. I work to understand your child's unique expression and what they need to thrive in the world. Then, as a team, we work together to help you give that to your child.

a little about my background

  • I received my Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania

  • I use my clinical intuition to allow my clients to tell me what they need in session. I pull from various approaches, which can include Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), mindfulness-based therapy, psychodynamic therapy, sand tray therapy, and expressive art therapy.

  • I was born with a big heart and love of life that makes me a natural therapist. I have a deep compassion that allows me to love myself, my clients, and my work with them.