Kate Kelley Schneider, LCPC
Kate Kelley Schneider holds her Masters degree in Clinical Counseling from Argosy University. Kate primarily works with adult men and women who are looking to make changes in their lives and are unsure of where to begin. She specializes in addiction, trauma, anxiety and depression and has been trained in evidence-based strategies like Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to facilitate change. Kate is both positive and practical in her therapy, bringing a mind and body approach that promotes patience and rejects judgment.
Kate attended University of Wisconsin-Madison with a focus on business and spent her early career as a marketing director for a tour company. She then started a family and shifted gears to pursue a career in psychotherapy. While working on her studies Kate ran both the Boston and Chicago marathon, became certified as a Bradley instructor, attempted to play the guitar and began research into starting a nonprofit organization. She did her clinical work at Gateway Drug & Alcohol rehabilitation center where she pioneered their music therapy program.
Kate is CEO & Founder of a nonprofit organization called “Ignite Hope.” Their mission is to help at risk young adults recovering from addiction get healthy through fitness and giving back. She is extremely passionate about her work with these young people and believes that we all benefit from understanding each other’s stories. This full circle approach to mental health is in line with the way she practices her therapy.