Katelyn Goodall received her Master’s in Forensic Psychology from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. She will complete her Master’s in Clinical Psychology in December of 2020 and is currently pursing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a Forensic Emphasis at the Florida Institute of Technology. She is a seasoned clinician that has been working in the community and forensic mental health field for the previous eight years with a diverse array of client populations including intellectually and developmentally delayed offenders, youth in the foster care system, residentially placed adolescents, and adults with co-occurring mental health diagnoses and substance use disorders transitioning from the Department of Corrections. She has also assisted law enforcement in responding to individuals in crisis in the community suspected of substance use or mental illness. Additionally, she completed suicidal risk assessments for the county jail, as well as other mental health checks.
She is an integrative, trauma-informed clinician with a person-centered approach that is grounded in psychodynamic analysis as well as dialectic and cognitive behavioral techniques. While she operates from a dynamic perspective, she believes that each client deserves a person-centered, individualized approach to treatment.
She is enthusiastic about contributing to the psychological community through research and is currently working on research teams related to student veterans and trauma, medical students and opioid curriculum, as well as law enforcement and naloxone. Her overarching clinical interests include child custody evaluations, competency to stand trial evaluations, integrated therapies for severe and persistent mental illness, and psychological assessment to assist in treatment planning and diagnostic clarification.