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Katherine Dachtler, MSW, LMSW, LGSW
Mental Health Therapist

Katherine sees ages 8 and up.

Katherine Dachtler is an international, transracial adoptee who was raised and lives in the upper Midwest. She attended Covenant Bible College in Ecuador and graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Master of Social Work and a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate. Katherine has worked in social services for over thirteen years and has had the great privilege of serving a diverse clientele in various capacities such as refugee resettlement, youth diversion case management, and crisis intervention services. She continues to add to her knowledge and understanding of therapeutic modalities to support you in finding a path forward through life setbacks and transitions and has a particular interest in adoption and identity and belonging work.


Katherine strives to meet you where you are and aims to uncover and focus on your strengths to empower you throughout your healing journey. She believes each individual has a unique, intersectional framework through which they experience the world. Katherine will work with you to create a holistic approach through the use of trauma-specific, evidence-based treatments of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and is clinically informed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. In conjunction with Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and other therapeutic techniques, Katherine will work with you to move toward your goals.


Katherine lives with her husband, their three children, and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and getting into good trouble.

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