Kathryn Ventry, MA, MS, LMFT


Owner of Peace Within * Anxiety, Trauma & OCD Center

4935 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, California 95762

Narrative of Services:

We at Peace Within provide counseling services for individuals, couples and families. We specialize in all anxiety disorders to include panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and OCD. With Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), to include Exposure Therapy and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), with an emphasis on mindfulness and self-compassion skills, we see most clients move forward with steady progress. Our goal is to bring you relief in a timely manner, leading to healing and wellness.

Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes

Training Description:

Kathy Ventry is a psychotherapist trained in CBT, ACT, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for clients who have experienced Trauma. She worked as a behavioral specialist in an Intensive Outpatient Program and received training in Exposure Therapy and Exposure and Response Prevention from a member of the IOCDF Scientific Advisory Board. She is trained in Pediatric OCD and enjoys working with children and adolescents. She’s trained in Comprehensive Behavioral Therapy for Tics (C-BIT) and has extensive training in psychotropic medications. When needed, she coordinates care with psychiatrists. Kathy supervises two associate-level therapists who offer lower fee therapy.

OCD Support & Psychoeducation Group

Meeting Day and Frequency: First Weds of the month from 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Open to: Adults with OCD
Fee: $60
This group is for adults who struggle with OCD, which can be exhausting, distressing and isolating. Members learn about tools that help, and receive and give support in a confidential and safe environment. This group is limited to 7 people. Members are encouraged to be in individual therapy, or have recently been in therapy, or are stepping down from more intensive treatment. Group meets once per month on a Weds evening from 6 PM to 7:30 PM. For more info, contact Kathy Ventry, LMFT, #86507 at 916-877-6388; email info@peaceandwisdomwithin.com.