Katee is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is very excited to be working in the Greensburg office for the Counseling and Wellness Center of Pittsburgh. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania in 2016. She received her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2018.
Katee recognizes that taking steps toward change can be difficult and overwhelming, and at the same time she believes positive growth is possible for all individuals. She views counseling as a safe space to speak freely and receive help with issues in a supportive, respectful environment. She also views counseling as an opportunity to be challenged beyond self-limiting thoughts and beliefs that tend to keep people stuck. Katee is very passionate about helping others make positive change based on their wants and needs.
Katee utilizes an integrative, holistic, and strengths-based approach to counseling by focusing on the mind, body, and spirit. She believes that the mind, body, and spirit are all connected, and it may be helpful to address all areas in order to find solutions. Katee assists her clients by teaching them coping skills and techniques including meditation, mindfulness, grounding exercises, and more. She primarily incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Reality Therapy. She pursues continuing education opportunities to remain open-minded to new information and approaches that will benefit her clients. She is open to helping and supporting individuals dealing with substance use disorders, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, sexual identity and gender concerns, grief and loss, life transitions, stress management, and other life matters.
Katee helps guide and empower individuals to challenge unproductive patterns, find their strengths, and practice helpful and effective coping skills. She does this by working to gain an understanding of each person in order to better assist them. She enjoys collaborating with clients to help them pinpoint areas that need improvement. Katee also believes that counseling is more than finding out what is not going well for a person or their situation, but also it is about recognizing what is going right. She encourages clients to continue to utilize and take advantage of what is currently helping them.
Katee helps individuals become aware of and examine their own values, beliefs, emotions, thought patterns, and behavior patterns. She aims to help each client gain personal insight and exploration skills in order to sustain long lasting changes. Katee works with clients to create individualized treatment plan goals.
In her leisure time, Katee enjoys exercising, going to concerts, listening to music, and listening to podcasts. When the weather is warm, she likes going for hikes and spending time in nature. She loves spending time laughing with family and friends. Katee also enjoys trying out new restaurants and coffee shops. She focuses on her own mental wellbeing through reading, journaling, self-care, personal reflection, and goal setting.
To schedule an immediate appointment with Katee Gresko, MS, LPC in our Greensburg Counseling Center, please call us at 412-322-2129 or email at email@example.com