Ms. Katelyn Kapelinski, MA, LMHC, NCC

Merrillville, Telehealth

Education

School:
Valparaiso University

Degree:
MA

Additional Certificates:

  • BS from Ball State University
  • LMHC
  • NCC

Ms. Kapelinski is a graduate of Valparaiso University where she received her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and she is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). ‚Äč

 

Ms. Kapelinski specializes in working with adolescents and also has experience working with children, families, young adults, and people struggling with addiction. Ms. Kapelinski is experienced in utilizing techniques from Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Experiential Therapy. Her background involves co-creating a behavior management program for troubled teens, providing individual and group counseling in a school-based day treatment program with middle school and high school students struggling with academics and/or behavioral and mental health issues, co-facilitating an anger-management group, and facilitating team building for children on an outdoor ropes course.

 

Ms. Kapelinski provides counseling in the following areas: depression, anxiety, trauma, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anger/aggression, borderline personality traits, suicidal ideation, life transitions, addiction, LGBTQ, familial conflict, social skills, and self-esteem issues.

Issues Treated

Addiction
Adoption
Alchohol Use
Anger Management
Antisocial Personality
Anxiety
Behavioral Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality
Child or Adolescent
Chronic Impulsivity
Coping Skills
Depression
Domestic Abuse
Dual Diagnosis
Emotional Disturbance
Family Conflict
Infidelity
Life Coaching
Life Transitions
Narcissistic Personality
Obsessive-Compulsive
Oppositional Defiance
Parenting
Peer Relationships
Racial Identity
Relationship Issues
School Issues
Self-Harming
Self Esteem
Spirituality
Stress
Substance Use
Suicidal Ideation
Teen Violence
Transgender
Trauma and PTSD
Women's Issues
Impulse Control Disorders
Mood Disorders
Personality Disorders
Thinking Disorders
Bisexual
Gay
Lesbian

Specialties

Adolescents
Behavioral Issues
Oppositional Defiance

Session Types

Telehealth
Individual Therapy

Age Specialties

Preteens / Tweens (11-13)
Adolescents / Teenagers (14-19)
Adults

Types of Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
Adlerian
Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
Dialectical (DBT)
Existential
Experiential Therapy
Exposure Response Prevention
Humanistic
Integrative
Interpersonal
Person-Centered
Reality Therapy
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Strength-Based
Trauma-Focused