Kathryn McNall


Kathryn McNall, Intern



About Kathryn

Kat McNall is a trainee with the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, with a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. Her therapeutic focus is on LGBTQIA+ issues, early young adulthood, transition problems, work and burnout, non-traditional family structures, and relationship counseling including queer and polyamorous relationships. Her primary approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic therapy, and Narrative therapy.


Kat brings insight, compassion, and a grounded presence into the room, and believes that empathy and curiosity opens the most doors in a person’s mind. With a family systems and culturally humble approach, individuals are met where they are at the start of their healing journey. 


With a background in the arts Kat embraces creative self expression as a tool for meeting life’s challenges, especially in the cases of mindfulness and the processing of traumatic events. By reflecting on internal discoveries, clients are able to see the wide effects of their actions and reactions, and acknowledge the historical origins of challenging circumstances. She believes that self discovery is some of the hardest and most rewarding work a person can do, and is dedicated to maintaining a safe and open space to process emotions, track patterns and behaviors, and develop a collaborative approach to treatment for each client.