Catherine Clonch believes that everyone needs a safe and caring environment to work through life’s challenges. Using a strengths-based perspective, she offers warmth, acceptance, and freedom to help you best express yourself. Catherine understands that we all have something special to offer, and through encouragement and persistence we can achieve our goals.
Catherine Clonch has a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Texas at Arlington as well as a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of Wyoming. She practices with a collaborative approach, utilizing strength-based and person-centered therapies.
Catherine discovered she had a passion for helping people at a young age and felt it was her calling to become a counselor. Catherine has always been a curious person who loves to build connections with people. Catherine comes from a large family, who participates in the helping field. Ranging from nurses, teachers, and counselors. Catherine has seen the hard work and compassion they have for helping people and has chosen to model that in her life.
Catherine has worked with a broad range of people, ranging from infants to the geriatric population. Catherine has learned that each of the individuals she has had the privilege of working with has taught her something special, and she continues to carry that with her throughout her career.
Catherine has worked in both small and large communities and has integrated these experiences to enhance a balanced overview. She has extensive experience working with different family systems, helping them overcome a variety of life transitions and challenges. Catherine focuses on helping her clients heal, grow, and reach their full potential.
Catherine values client’s expression to be themselves and strives for clients to share their stories. Catherine understands that going to counseling can be scary and wants clients to know they are supported. Catherine encourages clients to use their voice and provide feedback to her. Catherine continuously works towards bettering herself, personally and professionally. Catherine loves the opportunity to learn from clients. Catherine continues to explore new therapy techniques and is very excited when a client discovers something new about themselves. Catherine wants to celebrate each client’s successes and support them in their journey.
When Catherine is not working with people, you will find her going to music concerts, sporting events, spending time with her big family and friends, working out, exploring new places, reading, listening to podcasts, napping, and watching true crime shows. Catherine believes in a balance of down time and hard work.