Kathryn Defilippi, LPC


Kathryn Defilippi, LPC, is licensed in Pennsylvania. Her specialties include addictions, OCD, anxiety, depression, narcissism, trauma, eating disorders, Adult Children of Alcoholics, codependency, ADHD, bipolar, Autism Spectrum Disorders, divorce, grief/loss, pregnancy/post-partum depression, and infertility.

Kathryn is an intellectually curious therapist who draws from a wide range of approaches. She employs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and existential approaches, and also identifies as solutions-focused and humanistic.  Her other interests include systems theory and reality therapy. Kathryn is sex-positive and works with couples in addition to individuals.

Kathryn is pursuing a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, which allows her a wider perspective on clients' career issues. She is a driven and goal-directed person, who enjoys distance running and will be running her first 100 mile race soon. Born in Pittsburgh, Kathryn is an avid sports fan and animal lover.

The book that most informs Kathryn's thinking is Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl.  She also enjoys the work of Irvin Yalom. The personal experiences that Kathryn draws from in addition to her clinical training and experiences include divorce and loss of a parent.

Kathryn says, "We all can benefit from therapy. Therapy should be a good experience to explore yourself and get to learn more about yourself.  It should also be rewarding, as you learn new ways of thinking. I believe in making the therapy process enjoyable and something you want to attend. I like to challenge people and help them grow emotionally and mentally."

If Kathryn's background and interests resonate with you, schedule with her today!