Kathryn Tunison is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has lived and worked in the Finger Lakes region for most of her life. She earned her Bachelor's Degree at Cornell University's College of Human Ecology, and her Master's Degree at Syracuse University School of Social Work.
Kathryn holds the advanced clinical credential ACSW as granted by the National Association of Social Workers. Kathryn's graduate program of study was in the area of Family Mental Health with emphasis in the Family Systems Model.
Through her practice in outpatient mental health, she has developed a particular interest in the incidence of trauma in human experience and the universal impacts of trauma on individuals, families, and communities. Kathryn has developed a repertoire of trauma resolution interventions including, but not limited to, Mindfulness-based therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoeducation, and Supportive Therapy. Kathryn is a skilled teacher of mind/body competencies including meditation and body awareness, breath work, guided imagery and visualization techniques.
Kathryn's practice is grounded in the assumption that individuals are the experts in their own lives and that they have within them the wisdom and capacities they need to address their problems in ways that move them towards greater peace and satisfaction. She is honored to facilitate this process and to accompany individuals along this path of growth and self-knowledge.