Katie Kamholz, ATR, LCPC
Katie offers private Art Therapy sessions at Zenith Art Studio for children and adults. Katie also provides art-based group therapy for parents and for survivors of trauma. For more information about these services visit Katie's website or call her at (708)704-1934 to schedule an introductory appointment.
Katie Kamholz is a Registered Art Therapist (ATR) and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with ten years of experience working in therapy and social services.
After graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Masters in Art Therapy in 2004, Katie spent some time in Milwaukee working with the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare, serving families and children in foster care.
When she returned to Chicago, Katie worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings, primarily with children and adolescents with trauma histories. During her tenure at Maryville Academy, she worked in the inpatient acute psychiatric unit as the Lead Expressive Therapist, providing group and individual therapy, supervising expressive therapists and student interns, and facilitating assessments.
Currently, Katie is an Adjunct Instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Art Therapy program and is also building an art program at the Chicago Jesuit Academy which includes art class and art therapy services for the students at CJA.
"The roots of my clinical approach are humanistic and client-centered, but have also been informed by evidenced-based practices of cognitive behavior therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.