Kathryn Malone, LCSW Psychotherapist Kathryn Malone, LCSW is a psychotherapist who specializes in couples counseling, and is focused on treating adults suffering from anxiety, depression, chronic illness, and pain. Working from a strengths-based perspective, Kathryn approaches each client with respect and curiosity. She draws primarily from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and psychodynamic and trauma-informed interventions to address anxiety, depression, role changes, relationship issues, life stage issues, grief, chronic pain and illness, and other life challenges. She believes in building a therapeutic alliance in order to develop and strengthen the tools her clients need not only to cope, but to thrive. When working with couples, Kathryn grounds her practice in emotion-focused therapy (EFT), addressing disconnection and distress in relationships while helping couples reconnect, enhance mutual understanding, and strengthen emotional attachment. Kathryn has extensive experience working with adults living with severe and persistent mental illness, and she has a depth of knowledge treating women who have experienced trauma, disability, and chronic illness. By working in both agency and hospital outpatient settings, she honed her skills facilitating therapeutic support groups. Kathryn has advanced training in various therapeutic modalities, and she recently received a Post-Master’s Certificate in Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from New York University. Kathryn earned her BA from Boston College and her master’s degree (MSW) from Fordham University.