Ms. Kathrin Winkler, M.A., M.S., LMFT

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

About Me

- born and raised in Germany (fluent in German and English) - in USA since 2005 - professional athlete in past (Volleyball with international experience) - actively seeing clients since 2009 (at HIU counseling center) - worked with children and their families at Child Guidance Center from 2010-2014 - worked in the Substance Abuse field 2015-2020 - have been clinical director for Substance Abuse Program till December 2019 (retired to focus on private practice) - in Private Practice since 2015 - specializing in trauma, anxiety and high performance - implementing EMDR, DBT and CBT to help clients learn new skills, process their fears and notice plus change their unhelpful thinking patterns

Education & Experience

MS in Sports Science premises Rehabilitation 2004 (Germany) MA Marriage and Family Therapy 2010 (Hope International University, CA USA) EMDR trained 2011 EMDR certified 2020

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Somatic Issues
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • Seniors


  • English
  • German


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