Ms. Kathleen Costello, LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC, BCPCC, ITAP

Preferred Name: Kathleen

About Me

Grace Family Counseling helps children, women, and families experience healing, restore relationships, and find hope again. Transformation happens when you feel seen—when you can show up as your truest self, no holds barred, and be accepted just as you are. That’s the space I want to offer you. I specialize in working with children, parents, families, and women of all ages. My clients are looking for someone to come alongside them in their struggles (not minimize or judge them) and then partner with them on a path toward healing, wholeness, and reconnection. With over 35 years of experience supporting children and families, I’m confident I can be a guide on your unique journey, too Specializing in: ABUSE ADOPTION ANXIETY & DEPRESSION BULLYING DIVORCE GRIEF & LOSS LIFE TRANSITIONS PARENTING PLAY THERAPY RELATIONSHIP CHALLENGES SAND TRAY THERAPY SCHOOL SUPPORT SOCIAL PRESSUREs TRAUMA Pregnancy & postpartum Communication Grief & loss Divorce Trauma & abuse Adoption Sex & intimacy …and more

Education & Experience

Training & Experience Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor - Supervisor (LPC-S) Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor (RPT-S) Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional Certified Grief Educator Integrative Holistic Complex Trauma Trained Trained in Informed Expressive Arts Advanced Sand Tray Trained Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Certified Professional Life Coach Certified Professional Therapeutic Art Life Coach EMDR/EMDRIA Trained Certificate in Domestic Violence

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Arizona Association of Play Therapy Association of Play Therapy Former Elected Board Member Colorado Association of Play Therapy Hospice New Song Grief Facilitator -children

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Group
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)


  • English