Katie Jackson is a psychotherapist at House Calls Counseling. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where she received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Sociology. She received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. For the past several years, Katie has been providing clinical services to children, adolescents, couples, and families at a child welfare agency. She has worked with families that have been impacted by traumatic events, with foster care families, and with adolescents involved with the juvenile justice system. She delivered community-based (in-home and in-school) services as well as office-based services. Katie is a certified trainer in providing an eight-week, trauma-informed parenting curriculum that was developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. She recorded a podcast about her work with the curriculum. Additionally, Katie has provided trainings to other professionals to promote using trauma-informed practices in clinical settings, schools, and the court system.
Katie specializes in working with youth and families on issues of attachment & trauma, trauma-informed parenting, recovery from sexual abuse, court involvement, and family reunification. Katie has training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and advanced training in the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency Model (ARC).