Katharine Fertig

Pronouns: she/her

Languages: English

Degrees: MSW

Credentials: LCDC III, LISW-S

Email: lion8consulting@gmail.com


Directory Categories: Certificate of Expressive Arts Therapy Graduates, Consultants in Training, Dancing Mindfulness Graduates, Expressive Arts


Katharine Fertig MSW, LISW-S, LCDC III graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education and a Master’s degree of Social Work. Katharine worked with children with severe behavior disorders for 11 years. Katharine was also the recovery specialist at a group home for clients with severe persistent mental health. She has been working as an outpatient counselor and intensive outpatient counselor for the past several years in community mental health. Katharine is now at Hope Village Recovery Center in Rootstown, Ohio as the Trauma Care Coordinator. It is a private practice focused on substance use and clients with co-occurring disorders. The focus of her clinical work utilizes EMDR Therapy, as well as expressive arts, mindfulness, and meditation. She has done extensive training on Dissociative Identity Disorder.

Katharine is a graduate of the Institute for Creative Mindfulness EMDR Therapy Training Program and EMDR Certified Therapist through EMDRIA, as well as a Consultant-in-Training working toward Approved Consultant status under the direction of Rachel Weaver. She has also trained with ICM as a Certified Dancing Mindfulness Facilitator and Certified Expressive Arts Therapist.


Consultation Information

Experienced In Online EMDR Therapy Training model

Consultation Rates

$25.00/hour for individual consultation


Ravenna, Ohio, United States