Katie M Kleinschmidt, LMFT, RPT

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

Education & Experience

Katie graduated with a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She previously earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Bemidji State University. Katie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Registered Play Therapist, is certified in EMDR, and is a member of the DRI alliance for marriage and divorce professionals. She is a strengths-based therapist who has experience in providing mental health services to all ages, diverse backgrounds, and with a wide variety of presenting concerns. Through the strategic use of play, Katie provides an opportunity for children to “process” their experiences, thoughts, and feelings while developing insight and the tools needed for them to return to a healthy path of growth. Katie was trained in Discernment Counseling by Dr. William Doherty. With this, she assists couples on the brink of divorce to develop a deeper understanding of what has happened to the relationship and each person’s contributions, clarity and confidence about next steps, and help finding professionals to facilitate that next step. Katie is certified in EMDR and utilizes this to assist clients in their healing process.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna