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Katherine Mullaney, LCSW

Katherine Mullaney, LCSW

I’m Kat.

“I see your fear, and it’s big. I also see your courage, and it’s bigger. We can do hard things.”
–Glennon Doyle

It is my honor to walk beside you and tackle the hard things that you may be struggling with while providing a safe space to do so. Together we will explore thoughts, feelings, and behaviors you may be experiencing, and gain a deeper understanding of how those elements interact to shape sense of self, make choices, and determine how you engage with the world. I believe that developing such insight can help with healing from past hurts, becoming un-stuck, and moving toward meaningful change.


In therapy sessions, I pair humor, warmth, and down to earth energy with multiple trauma-informed therapeutic approaches. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Solution-Focused Therapy, and when possible, Animal Assisted Therapy. Additionally, I am trained and certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). I utilize different treatment modalities depending upon your unique self and current needs. Through a collaborative approach, I strive to be an authentic guide as you process life experiences, develop healthy coping skills, and identify your many strengths during your journey towards healing and


Kat earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from UNC Wilmington and her Bachelor’s
Degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. Kat has worked in the mental health
field since 2013. Prior to graduate school, Kat worked at the Princeton Center for Eating
Disorders before moving from New Jersey to Wilmington, NC. During her graduate studies, Kat
interned at Open House Youth Shelter, Coastal Horizons Rape Crisis Center, RHA Detox Center,
and Hope Harbor Home. Since completing graduate school in 2018, Kat has worked in
therapeutic foster care providing services to children, adolescents, adults, and families.
Kat is an animal and nature lover and can be found caring for and riding horses in her free time.
Kat finds peace sitting on the front porch with a book or listening to music and podcasts. She
enjoys spending time with her pets, tie-dying, and trying new local eateries.


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