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Kathy Vavro

Kathy uses therapeutic yoga and somatic interventions along with mindfulness based cognitive therapy. She works with couples using the Gottman method and offers family counseling and mediation services. Kathy incorporates a wholistic and mindfulness based approach in all of her work.

My Story

I have worked in the mental health field for over 30 years. I am a Licensed Social Worker and a Professional Counselor with a supervisory endorsement in the State of Ohio.  I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Master's degree in Counseling, and meet the Ohio Supreme Court recommended mediation training (Basic, Family/Divorce, Domestic Violence Issues).  I have training in both the therapeutic use of Yoga, as Usui Holy Fire Reiki Master certified. Currently I specialize in counseling with adults, couples, and families, as well as mediation and collaborative work for families and divorce.  I incorporate a wholistic and mindfulness based approach in all

of my work.

I have extensive experience in both administrative and direct service roles in the arena of mental health and have worked for several key mental health organizations in the Lake County community, including as Chief Program Officer at Crossroads, a Lake County behavioral health organization.  I have written grants for community agencies, developed and implemented programs, several of which earned local, state, and national recognition.
As a professor at Lakeland Community College I taught courses related to the field of human services.  I have also served as a consultant for Danya International, conducting federal reviews of the Head Start program around the country.  

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I currently have some availability for couples; you can reach me at my email address or by phone.

(440) 554.0923

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