Katy O’Hanlon Bruns (she/her/hers) is a pre-licensed professional working towards status as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT) pending. She is currently working under the clinical supervision of Stacey Hurst, LCPC, BC-DMT, GL-CMA. Katy has worked with children, adolescents, and adults to address concerns including ADHD, emotional regulation, mood disorders, and life transitions.
Katy’s approach to treatment utilizes collaboration to help support the integration of the mind, body, and spirit. Katy offers a safe, compassionate, and welcoming space that allows for the development of personal exploration and expression. She believes that the body and movement are powerful tools for promoting growth, healing, and change.
Leadership and Scholarship
Katy holds a B.S. in Psychology from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, OH and an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL.
Katy is a member of the Illinois Counseling Association and the American Dance Therapy Association.
Katy has received Alternate Route Dance/Movement Therapy education through the Embodied Education Institute of Chicago, 92Y, and Minnesota Alternate Route Training. She is expected to earn her R-DMT credential in early 2024.