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Katie Sandquist

About Katie

Katie joined the staff of Behavioral Health in 2018 as a School-Based Therapist, serving grades 6-12. Katie has been working as a helping professional since 2005. Following graduation from the University of Kansas with her Bachelor’s degree, she worked for 10 years in nonprofit management. After a decade in the field, Katie returned to graduate school and in 2018, she received her aster’s degree in professional counseling from Liberty University and became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (T-LMHC) in Iowa. Katie also has additional training in working with youth as well as with issues of anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and trauma. Katie is trained in multiple evidence-based therapy models; Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Play Therapy, and Sand Tray Play Therapy. Katie also serves in the role of Community Wellness Coordinator for MMC and available as a community speaker on a variety of topics related to mental health and wellness.