Kathryn Dosch is Headstrong’s West Regional Clinical Director and brings more than 17 years of experience in the field of mental health services and operations.
As the daughter of an Air Force Veteran, she is very familiar with the challenges military families face, both in times of war and in peace. Because of her passion for this population, she has spent her career specializing in treating PTSD in both children and adults, issues around deployment and transitions, complex trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD and other learning disorders. She joined Headstrong in 2019 as a clinician when she became the Director of the Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Prior to working at UCCS, Ms. Dosch worked at Aspen Pointe as the Director of Integration and was both a manager and clinician serving military and civilian kids, teens, and families.
Ms. Dosch has held leadership roles for the past 8 years consecutively, leading teams of mental health clinicians, case managers, psychologists, psychiatrists, PhD and Masters degree students, and peer support specialists. She is almost finished with her certification as an Approved Clinical Supervisor (12/21) and is a proud member of Colorado organizations who’s mission is to stop veteran suicides and improve mental health services for military and their families. She currently sits on the Board for Stable Strides equine assisted therapy, is a member of the Governor’s Challenge for Colorado, and attends the El Paso Suicide Coalition Steering Committee.
Ms. Dosch received both her B.S. in Psychology and her M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Ms. Dosch has experience working with individuals, couples, and families, and is passionate about integrated care and family systems work. She is experienced in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Play Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, behavior modification, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.