Owner and Clinical Director
Dr. Katen is a licensed psychologist and holds a Doctoral Degree in clinical psychology and a Master's with specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is the owner and lead psychologist of Individual Matters and supervises all clinical services.
Dr. Katen specializes in comprehensive and individualized psycho-educational evaluations, therapy, and clinical supervision. Her areas of expertise include gifted and twice exceptional, ADHD, learning disorders, anxiety, professional development, relationships, and parenting. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Katen is a published author, professional mentor, and college instructor.
Dr. Katen is the author of The Ownership Yard: Where You Will Find True & Lasting Happiness.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Christina strives to bring an effective blend of experience, expertise, clarity, concern and action to the counseling process in order to maximize outcomes and provide healing and wholeness to individuals. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Colorado Mesa College in 2006, bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 2009, and master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling from Adam’s State University in 2014. Christina is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Colorado, as well as a a Nationally Board Certified Counselor and member of the American Counseling Association and Colorado Counseling Association. She has 7 years’ experience with a wide range of treatment modalities, including CBT, DBT, and Trauma informed care. She has provided counseling for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, PTSD, ADHD, schizophrenia and psychosis. In addition, she has experience working with depression, bipolar disorder, general mood disorders, borderline personality disorder, and generalized anxiety.
Licensed Occupational Therapist
Kathy received her education from Boston University in Occupational Therapy, and has over 30 years of experience evaluating and treating clients with neurological pathologies. She is certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and licensed in the state of Colorado. Kathy moved to the Grand Valley in 2006 and has worked with a variety of patients and clients. She helped start the infant therapy program at Home Care of the Grand Valley (now Summit West Care) and has been providing occupational therapy services at Caprock Academy since 2008. Kathy specializes in sensory processing issues and developmental delays and their effect on those with learning disabilities. In her free time, Kathy enjoys playing tennis, mountain-biking and traveling.
Life Coach and SWC
Bill holds an MSW degree from the University of Denver and earned his undergraduate degree in Human Behavior from Metro State University. He is a certified administrator for the MBTI, a certified career development facilitator, and he completed the US Navy elite BUD/S training and was a member of the Underwater Demolitions Teams (UDT)-21 (now SEAL Team 4). Bill brings over 20 years of experience in coaching and educating others to greater personal and professional success. He coaches with authenticity, compassion and a hint of humor and will encourage and challenge you to use both "head and heart" in planning and decision making. His insight into human behavior enables him to help you break through the barriers that prevent you from achieving personal performance goals. He possesses a genuine desire to assisting you in obtaining clarity out of chaos. Bill will be a valuable coach assisting you in accomplishing your personal goals.
Health, Wellness, and Life Coach
Lina is a Life Coach certified with The International Coaching Federation. She has extensive experience and practice in the field of improving health by developing healthy habits. She helps clients tackle hard goals and stay motivated. Her own experiences while raising a family and living a busy life brought her into the coaching profession, and it's the best decision she has ever made. It changed her life for the better, and she is excited to help others who may be struggling with everyday life. She provides the tools and aids for the transformation that is needed to reach your full potential and maximize your personal or professional relationships. She will help you find balance, joy, and fulfillment. Together, you and she will set up the system for success, and she will bring the accountability you need in order to take control of your life and your goals.
Owner and Executive Director
Andrew oversees administration, programs, and strategy at Individual Matters. His background includes emergency/risk management and teaching middle school and college. He is the author of Chaturanga, an adventure-travel novel about the Silk Roads and Central Asia. As a lifelong learner, Andrew's mission at Individual Matters is to help others discover and reach their potential.