Hi, I'm Catina. I am a Counselor, Advocate, Coach, Journey Facilitator, with a diverse background in Women, LGBT+ & Trauma Counseling.
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern in Milwaukee, WI
Supervised by Dr. S. Michele Cohen
Huge focus on Person-Centered Work through therapy and theater. As a therapist and with social justice theater work I have an empathetic and non-judgmental approach to convey their feelings of understanding, trust, and confidence that encourages clients to make their own decisions and choices.
I have researched Women's and Queer Studies. I was a Counselor for a LGBTQ+ agency and I have worked with clients of all ages, orientation, identities, ethnicities, races, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. My work is focused on empowerment and dignity.
I have received Trauma I and II Certification and worked with sexual assault survivors and provided advocacy work,
I worked as a counselor for an LGBTQ+ center and a staunch advocate for all identities in the community with a focus on QPOC. Created a Safe Zone Training for Allies, Organizations, and Families. Offered consultations to organizations to be more LGBTQ+ friendly.
Extensive work with survivors which included counseling, advocacy, and resource work. Created a healing arts program for survivors and providing awareness. WCASA Award Winner for my Sexual Assault Advocacy. Specialized Trauma Counseling Training. Seeking Safety Training, Received Human Trafficking I Training.
Worked for years at a college Women's Resource Center as a Program Assistant and a Counselor. Provided Trauma Informed Care Counseling for a group of African American Women.