Katie Krimer is a licensed social worker, practicing from a humanistic and mindfulness-based perspective and providing a range of therapies including cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavior therapies, eating disorder treatment, and acceptance and commitment therapy.
With an eclectic therapeutic approach, Katie is flexible and tailors treatment to every individual’s needs. She believes strongly in providing patients with a genuine, understanding, and supportive environment, as well as helping them develop skills that can empower them to make positive changes.
Katie is passionate about helping individuals recognize their potential and to increase their self-compassion, as well as making them feel heard, cared for, and capable of change. Her background in research, clinical practice, and policy give her the capacity for a well-rounded and open approach when working with patients. She hopes to provide a supportive and nonjudgmental space in which patients can work to reestablish their true identity. She also works extensively across a range of diverse and challenging populations, as well as with many artists and other creative professionals.
Katie’s empathic approach and deep knowledge has helped bring her into the national conversation on mental health. See links to a few of her recent interviews below.
Education & Experience:
- Master of Psychology from Boston University
- Master’s degree from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Washington
- Served as a clinician at a residential treatment facility for adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral problems where she ran groups and did individual and family therapy
- Worked on eating disorder and suicide helplines and as a youth counselor for adolescents in a program in the New Jersey foster care system
- Practiced as a therapist at St. Mark’s Outpatient Mental Health Clinic with a diverse group of individuals between the ages of 18 and 75
- “4 Ways of Creating Positive Mindset in 2017 Using Mindfulness”
- “Seven Ways to Keep Discord Off the Thanksgiving Table”
- “Here’s What to Know Before Going to Therapy for the First Time”