Katie Rodenkirch, LPC
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Katie is an Illinois Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She earned her Master’s of Professional Counseling, with a Clinical Mental Health concentration, from Mount Mary University in 2020. She is currently furthering her professional development at Northern Illinois University in the Counselor Education & Supervision PhD program and is working towards her Traumatologist certification through the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology.
Katie works from a person-centered counseling orientation. She believes that everyone deserves to grow into themselves in an authentic, empathetic, non-judgmental space. Working within the LGBTQIA+ community, Katie combines client experience, clinical knowledge and personalized, creative tools to support growth. Katie’s clinical areas of specialty include survivors of sex trafficking (including forced sex work), SW/FSSW (Sex Work/Full-Service Sex Work), survivors of forced marriage or child marriage and similar experiences. Additional areas of competency include couples counseling, identity exploration, anxiety and human-perpetrated trauma.
American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)
International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC)
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
American Counseling Association (ACA)