Mary Kathleen Norris LPC
Mary Kathleen Norris is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice and has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families for decades in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Kathleen specializes in diagnosing and treating obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and anxiety spectrum disorders. Kathleen also has extensive experience treating body-focused repetitive behaviors and tic disorders.
Kathleen approaches treatment with a wealth of knowledge and experience, providing in-depth psychoeducation and collaboratively establishing evidence-based treatment plans. Kathleen completed a post-graduate certification in behavioral treatment of OCD from the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation in conjunction with the Harvard School of Medicine. Kathleen is an active member of the IOCDF, the TLC Foundation for body-Focused repetitive behaviors, and the Tourette Syndrome Association. Kathleen has spoken at numerous national conferences on OCD, related anxiety disorders, and body-focused repetitive behaviors sharing information with providers, family members, and individuals.
Kathleen is a founding member of OCD TEXAS, a state-wide nonprofit organization with the mission of support and advocacy for sufferers of OCD. Local presentations include the Tarrant County Psychiatric Association, Tarrant County Pediatric Association, Cook Children’s Hospital, John Peter Smith Hospital psychiatric residency program, Texas Christian University, and local school districts.
Kathleen is also an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor for the University of Texas in Arlington. She lectures and precepts psychiatric nurse practitioners in the PMH-NP program in the School of Nursing on OCD, anxiety disorders, and body-focused repetitive behaviors.