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Katia Callan, LCSW-C

Owner, EMDR Certified Therapist
100% Virtual Sessions
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EMDR Intensives, Training, Supervision & Consultation

EMDR Approved Consultant in Training (CIT)

**Limited EMDR Availability starting 2024**


I am an attachment based, neurobiological, polyvagal informed EMDR Certified Therapist. My therapeutic approach focuses on identifying and challenging current thinking patterns, assessing and exploring nervous system function, as well as healing past familial and personal experiences to change lives from the inside out. 


I remain present, grounded, and attuned in session; adapting services to meet the needs of my clients. I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. Over the years, I have completed additional training in various areas including extensive Eating Disorder training both individual and group therapy settings, following somatic treatment methods with a bottom up approach, and Health At Every Size (HAES) Principles. In addition, I hold a Mindfulness Meditation Certificate, have completed TF-CBT, CPT, DBT trainings, and extensive Polyvagal Theory trainings. Including becoming a Certified Remote Facilitator of SSP to help regulate the nervous system through an auditory listening protocol.


As a trauma specialist, I have completed extensive trauma training with some of the leading experts in treating trauma. Specialized trauma training including: Trauma Certification - Level 1 with the Ferentz Institute. EMDR Level 1 & 2 Training with EMDRIA Approved local Trainer/Consultant Stacy Stoddard, LMFT. I am currently an EMDR Certified Therapist and an approved EMDR Consultant in Training (CIT). I have taken additional advanced EMDR training in EMDR in Perinatal Period, Ego States Interventions in EMDR with Dissociative Clients, Safe & Practical EMDR with Complex PTSD, and EMDR and Eating Disorders. Currently developing programs for Group EMDR - Extensive Resourcing as well as offering EMDR Intensives starting in 2024. 

In addition to providing therapy and growing group practice, I co-created & co-hosted a podcast for mental health clinicians, Insurance Answers Podcast, which has had hundreds of thousands of listens! I provide consultation to clinicians who want to grow a practice, navigate insurance, explore complex clinical decisions, or are in need of consultation hours for EMDRIA certification. I am developing various continuing education courses to further the practice of counseling. I began teaching as an Adjunct Faculty member in 2017, at University of Maryland School of Social Work, teaching Clinical Social Work with Addictive Behavior Patterns, Paradigms of Clinical Social Work, as well as Advanced Interventions in Clinical Social Work.


I am a board approved supervisor for both the Board of Social Work Examiners & Board of Professional Counselors.

Please contact me for more information:

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