KATIE SILVERSMITH, MSW, LCSW
Therapist, St. Louis DBT, LLC
Director of Operations, Gateway Wellness Associates, LLC
Specializations: Working with children, youth, and adults impacted by trauma, involved in the foster care system, or facing challenges with anxiety, depression, or self-injury
Treatment Modalities: DBT, CBT, play therapy
Fee Scale: $45-$50 per group session
Accepted Insurance Plans: Out-of-Network
About Katie's Practice:
Katie is a DBT Skills Group Facilitator at St. Louis DBT, LLC, where she co-facilitates the DBT for Young Adults Skills Group, a regular DBT Skills Group, and the Advanced DBT Skills Group. Prior to that, she worked in community agency settings doing individual, family, and group counseling with children and youth in the foster care system, and youth and adults impacted by sexual and domestic violence.
Through her work with clients, Katie has seen how routinely practicing DBT skills can lead to a greater ability to stay present, deal effectively with stressful situations, cope with strong emotions, and navigate and heal relationships.
Certification and Training:
Advanced DBT Skills Group facilitation training
Play therapy training