Kaitlyn Wildeus is a Doctoral Level Extern attending The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington D.C. campus, where she just received her Master's of Arts in Clinical Psychology and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Clinical Psychology (PsyD). Kaitlyn is the founder of an LGBTQIA+ support, seminar, and training group on campus called The Queer Pride Aliance. Kaitlyn received her Bachelor's of Science in both Psychology and Criminology from George Mason University’s Honors College.
Kaitlyn’s experience includes working with mood disorders, trauma, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, and LGBTQIA+ individuals. Kaitlyn has formal training in Health Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy. Kaitlyn takes an integrative and holistic approach to therapy, as she aims to focus on and treat all the factors that contribute to an individual’s well-being. She also incorporates Western forms of psychotherapy into her practices, such as mindfulness and meditation.
When not working, Kaitlyn enjoys hiking and camping with her pup, watching movies with her cat, or trying new foods with her partner. Kaitlyn particularly enjoys creating art and poetry in her spare time.
Kaitlyn believes that the therapeutic alliance between the practitioner and client, as well as individualized care, are the key components to successful treatment. Kaitlyn aims to fulfill this relationship by recognizing each client’s unique and dynamic features, and validating client experiences.