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HELLO, I'M

Katie Piura, LCSW

Consultant, Therapist, Writer and Speaker 

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KATIE PIURA, LCSW

B.S. IN SOCIAL WORK

M.S. IN CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK

LICENSED IN SOCIAL WORK IN DC & MD

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About

About

MY BACKGROUND

With a passion for behavioral health , Katie has both the skill set and professional background necessary to help clients through therapy and consulting services. 

Katie has a decade of experience working with teens, young adults, and families. Katie's expertise includes treating anxiety, depression, school stressors, family stressors, codependency, life transitions and trauma. Katie has worked in various clinical settings and always had in her heart to start her own private practice and she founded her private practice in 2024.

 

Her areas of expertise include the treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD, life and  emotional stressors, and trauma -informed care.

Katie offers a warm and welcoming style when working with clients as well as an evidenced-based style; teaching clients the tools they need to improve their mental wellbeing. Katie utilizes CBT, DBT and ACT modalities in her work. 

 

Katie has extensive knowledge and experience working with and serving Latino a/x clients who are first-gen college students, struggling with acculturation and who may be dealing with the nuances of immigrant family background. Her services can be provided in English and or in Spanish. 

Katie's Services

1

Consulting Services

Katie's consulting services bring  subject matter expertise about a behavioral health topic of your need. The format of this service can take place via calls, meetings or presentations  to discuss how Katie can support the needs of your practice or organization. This service can be in English and or in Spanish.

2

Therapy Services

Katie has nearly a decade of experience providing counseling/ therapy services  to teens, young adults, families and individuals. 

Book a complimentary consultation with Katie

3

Clinical Supervision & Clinical Consultation

Katie has a decade of experience working with individuals and their families in the clinical social work field.  

Katie has worked in various clinical settings. Katie utilizes her knowledge and experience to help pre-licensed social workers receive clinical supervision to further their growth and meet their clinical supervision hours requirement for advanced licensure. Katie also offers clinical consultation to therapists in the mental health field. 

Katie provides supervision and consultation in a culturally-informed way. 

Katie is authorized to provide clinical supervision in Washington D.C.

Education & Experience

Education

WHAT I’VE LEARNED

2011-2015

University of Maryland Baltimore County – Baltimore, MD; Class of 2014

B.S. in Social Work  

Catholic University

Washington D.C.; Class of 2015

M.S. in Social Work

Experience

WHERE I’VE WORKED

From 2014-present (close to a decade of experience)

I have experience working in non-profit, advocacy center, government and private practice settings serving diverse clients and conducting an array of services both nationally and internationally.

Skills & Languages

WHAT I BRING TO THE TABLE

Consulting services 

Content Writing &  Social Media Content

Diagnostic Assessment/Clinical Assessment Services

Mental Health Therapy Services 

Workshop and presentations on a range of behavioral health topics 

Training and prevention work

Networking

Bilingual

Spanish

English

Skills & Languages
Awards & Interests

Training, Speaking & Prevention Work

WHERE I SHINE

Partnered with University of Maryland Safe Center and provided a training on Human Trafficking to DHHS Montgomery County Staff 

Conducted a Training to DC Police on Work with Latino (a/x) Families Impacted by Trauma 

Provided Bilingual Presentation on the Risks of  Child Sex Trafficking to a Primarily Hispanic Teen Group at DHHS DC

Conducted Two Presentations One in English and one in Spanish for community members at a Baptist Church on Spirituality and Mental Health 

Presented on a Panel about Experience working with Human Trafficking Survivors and Treatment Considerations for Human Trafficking Awareness Month 

Presented on a Women Empowerment Panel about Experience in the Social Work Field 

Appeared on Telemundo segment providing education to parents on how to support their children's mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

Appeared on another Telemundo segment and provided tips for prevention and intervention for Hispanic runaway youth 

Appeared on a third Telemundo segment discussing tips to improve mental health

Volunteer Work

GIVING BACK

Montgomery County Human Trafficking Prevention Committee:

Training Subcommittee

DC Human Trafficking Task Force: 

Training and Outreach Subcommittee

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