Katie Turco, MS
Katie is a Licensed Resident in Counseling in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned her Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Johns Hopkins University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She is currently a Resident working to earn hours towards LPC licensure. Katie completed her clinical internship in mental health counseling at Moving Forward, where she gained experience leading and co-leading the group therapy sessions and seeing individual clients on a pro-bono basis.
Previously, Katie has facilitated group therapy for adolescents struggling with issues surrounding body image, interpersonal relationships, family dynamics, and substance use. Throughout her clinical experience, Katie worked with clients of all ages to address difficulties stemming from anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, ADHD and much more. She has also attended workshops on providing trauma-informed care. She enjoys working with clients to implement positive coping strategies that allow them to better manage life stressors and increase their sense of self-efficacy.
Katie has experience using a variety of treatment modalities, including: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), play therapy, solution-focused, and mindfulness based approaches. She believes that a strong therapeutic relationship is essential and, therefore, works alongside all of her clients from a holistic, empathetic, and non-judgemental stance. Katie is dedicated to working collaboratively with clients to help them reach their goals and bring about meaningful change.