Kat Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker offering individual and couples therapy services at IntraSpectrum Counseling. Kat is passionate about utilizing mindfulness-based therapies to promote holistic healing and her approach is heavily influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She believes that more deeply understanding the ever interconnected mind and body can help clients connect to what is important in their lives. Kat creates a warm and empathic space in which to explore, identify self and interpersonal goals, and take steps toward greater authenticity.
Kat is experienced in working with adults, young adults, and adolescents. She enjoys working with diverse populations with a wide variety of needs. Clinical interests tend to center on mood/depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, LGBTQ+ issues, and adjustment issues/life transitions. Kat graduated from Loyola University, Chicago in 2014. During that time she worked with veterans and survivors of domestic violence. Kat lived in Los Angeles working with the homeless population for three years before returning to Chicago. She recently worked at a private practice in Evanston with undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students as well as high school students. Kat is currently completing the Contextual Behavioral Fellowship with University of Chicago.