Katie Windham is a licensed professional counselor with 10 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, families, and couples with a broad range of relational and psychological concerns. Through her training and experience, she has developed expertise in addressing eating disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, substance abuse and other addictive processes, relationship and parenting concerns, unresolved grief, and trauma resolution.
Ms. Windham believes that therapy is a collaborative process during which clients may gain support, develop self-awareness, and build skills and compassion to live a more balanced and fulfilling life. Her intention is to provide a warm and safe environment where clients can explore how past experiences and/or current stressors impact thoughts, feelings, behaviors and relationships. Ultimately, awareness and development of healthy boundaries, communication, and coping lead to recovery, healing, and growth. Ms. Windham’s approach to therapy integrates several treatment modalities to allow for a more holistic perspective on client’s presenting concerns and path to wellness.
Ms. Windham is passionate about joining clients and families on their paths to wellness. She strives to assist clients to identify areas for growth and facilitate changes needed to increase life satisfaction. Ms. Windham addresses client concerns that range from challenges with developmental transitions occurring across the life-span and family/relational concerns, to anxiety, depression, self-injury, and eating disorder recovery.
Ms. Windham’s diverse work experience afforded her the opportunity to hone her clinical expertise. She began her clinical work in a residential treatment setting for women with eating disorders, chemical dependency, and unresolved trauma. While working in this setting she developed and facilitated a trauma group, and assisted many women and families to begin their journey to recovery. Ms. Windham spent 5 years in private practice prior to joining Integrated Therapy Associates; during this time, she also provided intensive out-patient and aftercare services for adults and adolescents in early recovery from eating disorders, chemical dependency, and sexual compulsivity. She earned a B.S. from Armstrong Atlantic State University, and a M.S. in Counseling Psychology from a CACREP-accredited program at the University of Southern Mississippi. Ms. Windham is a Nationally Certified Counselor and maintains independent licenses (LPC) in both North Carolina and Mississippi.