Katharine M. Botelle Wolhart MSW, LICSW
I specialize in treating youth (6-25 years old) with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) & other anxiety disorders (GAD, social, separation anxiety, panic, specific phobias) with CBT, Exposure/Response Prevention & Acceptance Commitment Therapy. I also provide Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Therapy (CBIT) to pediatric & adolescent clients and their families with Tic Disorders and those with Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (hair pulling & skin picking) with Comprehensive Model for Behavioral Treatment (ComB)
My counseling approach with youth & their families is strengths based, tailored to their specific needs, help them face their challenges and create change in their lives.
Number of years treating OCD patients- 7 years
Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) training through the Yale Child Study Center
Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Behavioral Therapy Training Institute Graduate, Rogers Hospital, International OCD Foundation
Tourette Syndrome Behavioral Therapy Training Institute Graduate, Tourette Association of America
Ongoing consultation with experts in the field of Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Rogers/Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences depart. at the University of Washington)
Extensive experience serving a number of youth and their families from a diverse ethnic/cultural backgrounds (Southeast Asian, Latino, and Russian) in a variety of capacities for over 30 plus years.