Education

Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, August 2016
Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA

Bachelor of Arts, English and Spanish (minor), December 2009
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Specialties

Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Attachment, Autism, Behavioral Disorders, Depression, Relationship Distress, Stress Management, Trauma

Meet Katie

Katie is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Coralville location. She was instrumental in opening the location and is dedicated to its success. As a marriage and family therapist, Katie is passionate about helping clients achieve emotional and physical wellness. Katie has several years of experience working with families and children. This has included community work, in-home work and clinical practice.

She applies a solution focused, strength-based, family systems model individualized to each unique client. Katie has extensive experience working with individuals, families and children who have experienced abuse and trauma. She has also worked with children on the autism spectrum for over four years. Additional areas of focus include depression, anger, anxiety, relational and familial issues, communication, attachment and stress management.

Katie has training and experience in marital and family therapy, play therapy, sandtray therapy, AutPlay, Applied Behavior Analysis and Theraplay.

Author

Mental Health Tips From Katie

play therapy
Children and Mental Health
Katie Amos, MA, LMFT, RPT

Debunking the Myths of Play Therapy

I often have parents say, “Therapy shouldn’t be fun. They should be coming in to work, not to play.” But that’s the beauty of play therapy — it can be fun, rewarding AND work.

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