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Kate Blake, LCSW
I believe in the importance of understanding and addressing the impact of inequity and intersectionality on mental health.

Our Team

Kate Blake, LCSW

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Harm reduction, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over eight years of experience providing therapy for adults and couples. I specialize in helping people recover from trauma and have been trained in a variety of techniques including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. I also specialize in working with young adults as they navigate challenging life transitions.

I believe in a collaborative and client-centered approach to therapy that focuses on your goals for your healing and well-being. I employ a strengths-based approach that encourages you to access the abilities and resources you have to promote healing. I believe in the importance of understanding and addressing the impact of inequity and intersectionality on mental health. I enjoy helping couples and families improve their communication and interactions with one another. I look forward to the opportunity to partner with you to achieve your goals for your mental health.

Education

MSW - Social Work, Rutgers University

License Number and State

CA 93792

Pronouns

she/her

What are your interests outside of work?

Outside of work, I enjoy rock climbing, hikes with my dog, reading, and traveling.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

Connecting with loved ones - I believe that connection and community are vital for my well-being.

How do you recharge?

Rock climbing indoors and outdoors is one of my favorite activities. When I'm climbing, I'm completely present and in-the-moment.

Do you have any pets?

I have a rescue dog, Lola, who is a mixed-breed and is full of energy and excitement. Lola absolutely loves peanut-butter and never lets me forget about her nightly peanut butter treat. I rescued Lola from a high-kill shelter and she was brought to me on a bus with several other dogs. When she came off the bus, she was shaking and scared. I knelt down, put my arms around her, and she looked up at me and started wagging her tail. We have been together ever since.