Katherine Lawliss, Psy.D.
Dr. Lawliss received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology, with a concentration in health psychology, from Widener University.
Dr. Lawliss specializes in working with people with chronic illnesses and chronic pain conditions. She has worked as a trainee at Jefferson Headache Center, a pro bono physical therapy clinic and University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Women’s Behavioral Wellness. Katie has worked with clients with many different health concerns, rare conditions, and those who are pregnant, postpartum, dealing with pregnancy loss and those who are working through what they want their family planning to look like.
Dr. Lawliss is certified in a modality called Biofeedback. She uses this in conjunction with psychotherapy to help clients connect their mind and body by using technology to notice their body’s reaction to stress, pain, or other conditions. She was also trained in college counseling through her time as a trainee at Villanova University. She enjoys working with clients at this point in their lives, as they are figuring out who they are and what they want to be.
Dr. Lawliss works with people who having difficulty with depression, anxiety, OCD, and more. She is inclusive in her work, making sure that therapy is a safe space for any person who identifies in a marginalized group. She has attended numerous trainings about cultural sensitivity, LGBTQ+ issues, and racial trauma.