Kate O'Connell, LPC
Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Kate attended Ryerson University, graduating in 1985 with a B.A.A. in Photographic Arts before moving to the United States in 1990. While raising her son in Richmond, Virginia, she worked in the photographic industry until 1998 when she moved with him to the Adirondacks and co-founded a spiritual retreat center with a Cherokee medicine woman and shaman. In 2003, she returned to school and received a Master's degree in Psychology from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She is a professional photographer, graphic artist and licensed child and family therapist with a private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. For the past 20 years, Kate has been studying and training with a variety of teachers and healers operating from within a number of different spiritual and meta-physical frameworks and healing modalities. She integrates this knowledge into her clinical practice, her photography and her graphic art work.