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Katherine Lawliss, Psy.D.

Psychological Associate

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
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  • Cigna
  • Johns Hopkins EHP
  • Medicare
  • Humana/Tricare
  • Optum/United Healthcare

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About Dr. Lawliss

    Dr. Lawliss received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology, with a concentration in health psychology, from Widener University. She is currently a Registered Psychology Associate, working towards licensure.

    Dr. Lawliss specializes in working with people of all ages with chronic illnesses and chronic pain conditions.

    Dr. Lawliss has worked with clients with many different health concerns and rare conditions. She has an understanding of the unique difficulties each individual and condition has. She also has experience working with people who are pregnant, in the postpartum period, dealing with pregnancy loss, or termination of pregnancy. Additionally, she has experience with providing a safe place to discuss family planning.

    Dr. Lawliss has an eclectic theoretical approach to therapy. She works with clients to figure out their purpose in life and to help them add meaning to their days. She also helps people identify and use concrete coping skills, while also providing therapy that is based on exploring client insights and their emotional world.

    Dr. Lawliss works with people who have difficulty with depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, and more. She also is able to incorporate Intuitive Eating practices into her therapy work if someone is struggling with their relationship to their body and/or food.

    She is inclusive in her work, making sure that therapy is a safe space for any person who identifies with any marginalized group. She has attended numerous trainings about cultural sensitivity, LGBTQ+ issues, and racial trauma. Dr. Lawliss values inclusivity on every level. Therefore, she finds working with a Health at Every Size (HAES) mindset is not only intuitive to her but important in creating safe spaces.

    Areas of Expertise

    • Working with Clients with Chronic Illnesses/Pain
    • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postnatal Issues
    • Coping Skills
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • PTSD
    • OCD
    • LGBTQ+ Issues

    Education

    • Doctoral Degree, Clinical Psychology, Concentration in Health Psychology – Widener University

    Katie is a frequent contributor to our blog! These are some of her posts…

      Coping With Mental Illness OMHG Blog

      Coping with Chronic Illness

      Having a chronic illness is hard, there is no way around that. It takes a tremendous amount of time and energy; it is a full time job. While most people can see some of the more surface level difficulties of having a chronic illness, those are just the tip of the iceberg.

      read more

      Postpartum Depression

      Understanding Postpartum Diagnoses

      The period after labor and delivery of a baby is a huge emotional and physical shift for parents. While perinatal mental health issues can start during pregnancy, postpartum is an especially sensitive time for emotional wellbeing

      read more

      Changing Your Relationship With Food and Body Image Through Intuitive Eating OMHG Blog

      Changing Your Relationship With Food and Body Image Through Intuitive Eating

      Intuitive eating has many benefits including higher self-esteem, well-being, optimism, body appreciation and acceptance, as well as psychological hardiness, life satisfaction, and many more.

      read more

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