Our Team

CLINICAL

Dr. Katen licensed psychologist

Dr. Katrina Katen, Psy.D.

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.

A book by Katrina KatenDr. 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.

Isa Wright, Pre-Doctoral Resident, Individual Matters

Isa Wright, M.S.

Pre-Doctoral Resident

Isa is a pre-doctoral resident finalizing her Ph.D. in clinical psychology.  She holds a master’s degree in psychology with specialization in child and adolescent development, as well as nearly twenty years of experience working with children and families on behavioral and developmental concerns and parenting.  Her focus at Individual Matters is comprehensive neurodevelopmental and psycho-educational evaluations, as well as child and adolescent therapy.  She utilizes CBT and mindfulness, along with other evidenced based modalities to create treatment plans best suited for each individual.

 

Christina Cruz, counselor at Individual Matters

Christina Cruz, M.A., LPC

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.

EDUCATIONAL

Susan Gilbert- Individual Matters Education Consultant

Susan Gilbert

Education Advocate

Susan Gilbert is a retired Chief Probation Officer with years of experience working with the schools. She has attended several advocacy conferences and training, including Wrightslaw for Advocacy. She became passionate about empowering parents to be advocates for their child after experiencing challenges in advocacy for her own daughter and, more recently, for her grandchildren. Susan facilitates the Parent Education Advocacy workshop at Individual Matters.

OPERATIONS

Owner and Executive Director Andrew Katen

Andrew Katen

Owner and Executive Director

Andrew oversees administration, programs, and strategy at Individual Matters. He is also closely involved with the psycho-educational assessment process. Prior experience includes emergency management and teaching middle school and college. Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking and fitness, reading, and creating adventure-travel stories and videos. As a lifelong learner, Andrew's mission at Individual Matters is to help others discover and reach their potential. He holds a master's degree in strategic studies and bachelor's degrees in geology and biology.

Andrew is the author of Chaturanga and illustrator of The Ownership Yard: Where You Will Find True & Lasting Happiness.

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