Kat Glick is a Licensed Professional Counselor (PA, NJ) and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (NJ), as well as a Certified and Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS, CCS). Her professional background includes 10 years of clinical experience working in addiction treatment and psychiatric rehabilitation. She opened her private practice in 2013, specializing in the holistic and integrative treatment of clinical mental health and behavioral disorders, as well as health coaching, counseling, and psychotherapy. She has taught in undergraduate, graduate, and professional development educational programs since 2010.
I am committed to creating mental health and community spaces that prioritize the person, above all else. To this end, it means prioritizing the deconstruction of every oppressive systemic force that leads to ineffective services and quick burnout of staff. This starts with the creation of spaces of employment for mental health professionals of all identities and disciplines to have affirmation of their identities and strong support for their autonomy in how they balance their work. It also means dismantling accessibility barriers for people in the community so that they can benefit from counseling services without having to jump through hoops to gain access to affordable mental healthcare.
As a group practice owner, I use my position and platform to conduct advocacy work, particularly in medical settings when clients report receiving medical care that created harm or even trauma. Additionally, as a queer person, I am committed to consistently working to uplift my community by providing accessible sexuality services and training other therapists in affirmative care. As a Jewish person that has white privilege, I actively engage in intersectional work to support Black, Brown, and Indigenous folx, using my voice as often as possible to address institutionalized and systemic racism and racist practices. My commitment to justice and equity runs deep in many ways, and I find it most effective to center it within health spaces so that those spaces are just a little safer, especially for those individuals who have been historically marginalized & oppressed.