Katie Jones is a LCSW in IL. Educated at Peoria High School, University of Illinois and University of Kansas, finishing with a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 1999. She has served as a nonprofit executive director, special needs parent advocate, and a licensed clinical social worker in positions both clinical and administrative for over 20 years. Kathleen has extensive training in LGBTQ population care. LGBTQ, individuals in recovery from trauma (violence, intimate partner violence, child abuse, and sexual trauma). 20+ years of experience serving adults ages 18 and up in recovery from severe and persistent mental illness. Experienced in serving individuals who are on the autism spectrum (all ages), caregiver stress management including caregivers of those with dementia and memory-related illness, and helping older adults manage depression, anxiety, chronic pain and chronic disease with CBT, motivational interviewing and mindfulness techniques. It is her life’s mission to promote health and well-being in her community and to mentor young people to become community-minded healers.