About Katherine

Katherine M. Portillo MEd, LCDC, LPC-Intern, EMDR Therapist


Hi! I am the owner of New Chapter Counseling Services. This is a small private practice that provides a safe environment for those struggling with substance use issues, codependency issues, trauma, anxiety and depression. I offer individual, family and group therapy; as well as life coaching. 


 My therapeutic focus is centered to every client's needs and personal situation. I like to focus on reframing thoughts and emotions and educating clients on resources that will make their life more manageable and help each client reach a sense of contentment.


I have experience working with individuals, couples, families, teens and children. My educational and working background includes self-esteem, co-dependency, trauma, depression, grief, loss, anxiety, family issues, substance abuse, addiction and prevention. 


I have a Master's degree in Counselor Education and I am a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and Life Coach. I am currently working towards my License in Professional Counseling. I am also trained as an EMDR Therapist, which is a counseling technique that guides in the reprocessing of traumatic memories so that they are no longer emotionally disturbing.


Thank you for checking out my website and I look forward to working on a healthier new chapter with you!


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