Katie Wells is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master’s Degree in school counseling from Roosevelt University. She also earned a BA in Psychology, a BS in health studies and a teaching certification from Eastern Illinois University.
Katie has over 8 years of experience working with children and adolescents (Pre-K-12) in the school setting as a school counselor and educator. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, her goal is to create a safe space that allows each client to feel supported, comfortable, encouraged, and heard. Katie uses an empathetic and positive, client-centered approach. She believes in the importance of meeting each client where they are, developing self-awareness, identifying strengths, building positive coping skills, and working alongside each client to achieve his or her treatment goals.
Katie has a passion for working with adolescent girls and women to build upon self-esteem and confidence in order to be the best version of themselves. Katie has a special interest in working with women who experience perinatal loss and women adjusting to motherhood.
“I commend you on making the decision to begin your counseling journey, and I believe that building a strong relationship with each client is an essential first step in therapy. I feel honored to hear your stories and be present throughout your healing. I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship can allow for more awareness of a client’s thoughts, emotions, and understanding of one’s behavior.” -Katie Wells