Kate O’Brien, PhD, LCSW
St Louis- Clayton
Across more than 20 years in behavioral health care, Dr. O’Brien has worked in direct agency services, in private practice, and at the corporate level of an international Employee Assistance Company (EAP). In her private practice, she addresses clients’ issues through strategies drawn from solution-focused, cognitively-oriented, multicultural and social justice perspectives. Dr. O’Brien is skilled in working with individuals of all ages, couples, and families. She welcomes all clients including those with issues related to ethnicity/race, LGBQi issues, and transgender and nonbinary gender identities. In addition to her work as psychotherapist, Dr. O’Brien teaches graduate courses in research methods and social justice. She serves in St. Louis as Past President of the Board of Educators for Social Justice and has participated on the planning committee for the Transgender Spectrum Conference from its inception in 2014 to the present.