Mrs. Katia Callan, LCSW-C


EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Not accepting new clients at this time. I am interactive, relational, and attachment based. My therapeutic approach focuses on identifying and challenging current thinking patterns, as well as past familial and personal experiences to change lives from the inside out. I remain present, grounded, and attuned in session, adapting services to meet the needs of my clients. I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client utilizing multiple evidenced based interventions. I have extensive training in treating Eating Disorders, following somatic treatment methods and Health At Every Size (HAES) Principles. In addition, I have completed of Mindfulness Meditation Certificate, TF-CBT, CPT, DBT, Polyvagal Theory & SSP - becoming a Cerified Remote SSP Facilitor. I have continued training as a trauma specialist and EMDR Therapist, completing Trauma Certification - Level 1 with the Ferentz Institute. And most recently completing EMDR Level 1 & 2 Training. I am currently continuing with consultations & training to become an EMDR certified therapist. In addition to providing therapy and growing group practice, I created & co-host a podcast for mental health clinicians, Insurance Answers Podcast, which has had hundreds of thousands of listens! Provide consultation for growing an insurance based practice & am currently developing continuing education courses to help further the practice of counseling for various mental health practitioners. I began teaching as an Adjunct Faculty member in 2017 at University of Maryland School of Social Work, teaching Clinical Social Work with Addictive Behavior Patterns, Paradigms of Clinical Social Work, as well as Advanced Interventions in Clinical Social Work.

Education & Experience

University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work - MSW; Clinical Concentration with a Specialization in Mental Health Goucher College, BA; Psychology and Theology Double Major

Specialty Area

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna

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