Background and Experience
Cathy Henschel-McGerry, MA, LMHC, LMFT, has been in private practice since 1983. She earned a Master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1986 from Antioch University, Seattle. She has taught in the graduate psychology programs of both City University and Antioch University. Her work as an adjunct faculty member in Antioch University, Seattle's clinical program in psychology, has been ongoing since 1995. Currently, Cathy teaches and supervises students in a variety of theoretical and clinical orientations. She is licensed in the state of Washington as a Mental Health Counselor and a Marriage and Family therapist and is an approved, clinical supervisor, providing supervision for therapists seeking licensure. Cathy offers training groups and workshops for psychotherapists. Please check the Workshops and Training link for current and upcoming groups.
The foundation of Cathy’s work is supported and informed by the existential, humanistic and transpersonal domains of psychology. She is also trained in depth psychotherapies, and she combines these with her existential approach to the human condition. She has a background in the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism and is currently a student in the Diamond Approach within the Ridwhan school.
Cathy will help you explore present issues in light of past beliefs that have limited you from being the person you are in your deepest heart. She will help you look at opportunities for growth and joy, while supporting you to respond to the challenges of life with self- respect and integrity.