Katherine (Katie) Siembab

Katherine (Katie) Siembab

Katherine (Katie) Siembab

Katie (she/her) has years of experience providing therapy in community mental health, domestic violence/sexual assault shelter, and providing court advocacy for survivors. Katie is the proud mother of three children, a dog, and a cat. Katie likes to make time for family, friends, pets, and enjoys crafts, cooking, and watching documentaries.

Katie provides services for the following challenges:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder and associated experiences
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Self-esteem
  • Life changes
  • Adjustment Transitions (moving, starting school or work)
  • LGBTQ+
  • And more


Katie uses a trauma-informed approach to help you overcome past experiences and live a fulfilling life without unnecessary or negative burdens. She uses a client centered, non-judgmental approach to help meet you where you are at and to develop personalized goals based on the life you want to live. She is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Sand-Tray Therapy, Moral Reconation Therapy, and more. Katie uses mindfulness to help create a safe space for you to feel comfortable and be able to build rapport. She will help you learn to regulate your emotions and thoughts so you are not as entrenched with an internal experience that sometimes may feel out of control. You will learn to identify the nature and dynamics of triggers and learn to not only cope with these but also let these go.

Katherine’s Personality

Katie’s personality is determined, knowledgeable, empathetic, and genuine. Through her own life experiences, she has learned that emotions need to be tackled and addressed to move on from the past. Katie has been defined as “bright, personable, smart, and able to show different perspectives” in a kind and warm way.  Also described as “a rare individual who brings genuine warmth and compassion, intellectual curiosity, professional integrity, and natural leadership to bear in the service of others” as she is always “ready to engage in research for different approaches and information for clients to better help them. She has never been afraid to admit when she does not know something and is ready to research to find out to better help”. Katie will provide the non-judgmental care needed to help you open up and get to the core of the problem.

Katie works with adults. To request an appointment, please fill out this form: Appointment Inquiry Form

Education and Training

Bachelor’s of Social Work, Aurora University
Master’s of Social Work, Aurora University

License and Certification

License Clinical Social Worker
Certified Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Crisis intervention

Contact Today

1500 E. Lincoln Hwy, Suite 1
DeKalb, IL 60115


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