Katie McLean, LMHC

Katie is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, providing therapy services for children/adolescents and adults at Freedom First Psychological Services, PLLC.

Katie has over 15 years experience working with a diverse range of clients in the mental health and substance abuse fields in the Capital Region. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Specific areas of expertise include: ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, dual diagnoses, addictions, parenting, and family issues/dynamics. 

In terms of treatment, Katie has expertise in the multiple effective approaches and is able to utilize the approach that best suits the needs and goals of each particular client. Such approaches include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Relapse Prevention, and Mindfulness techniques.

Katie received her Bachelors in Psychology from Western New England University, followed by her Masters in Mental Health Counseling from The College of Saint Rose.

Katie's experience in the mental health and substance abuse fields have provided her the ability to assist her clients in making progress towards their goals in order to improve their overall quality of living. 

Katie is able to accept the following insurances: CDPHP, Fidelis, Empire Blue Cross, and MVP.