Katie Talley, MSW, LSW

Katie Talley, MSW, LSW

Katie is experienced in providing therapy services and social emotional interventions to children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked in clinic, home-based, inpatient hospital, and educational settings. Katie is a graduate of Northern Illinois and Widener University. In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time crafting, hiking with her dog, and training her parrots.

Katie provides services for the following challenges:

  • Anxiety, depression, and mood disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Psychosocial and behavioral related issues
  • Navigating chronic health or disability challenges
  • Caregiver burden
  • Coping skills
  • Life transitions and changes
  • School and peer challenges
  • Relationships and boundaries
  • Self-esteem
  • Attention, focus, and concentration issues
  • Stress management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma


Katie creates a calm, supportive, and encouraging environment for clients. She provides services using strengths-based practice, cognitive-behavioral therapy, empowering approaches, ACT, DBT, trauma-focused, and more. She tailors each session to meet the client’s unique needs in the moment. Katie strives to create a non-judgmental and secure environment to allow clients space to share and grow.

Katie’s Personality

Katie is empathic, realistic, and humorous. She incorporates her positivity, encouragement, and support through smiles and laugher to promote a positive space. Katie is known as a patient and calm person to talk to. She has overcome many obstacles with her own health, and is driven to become an advocate for her clients. You can expect a laidback and easygoing relationship with Katie to help you feel comfortable and supported.

Katie works with children, adolescents, and adults of all ages.

Please contact info@lifesolutionsgroup.org to request an appointment.

Professional Memberships

National Association of Social Workers

Education & Training

Master of Social Work, Widener University

Bachelor of Art in Psychology with minor in Deafness Rehabilitation, Northern Illinois University

License & Certifications

Licensed Social Worker

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


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