Empowering Individual & Relational Changes

"What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us".

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Katy Wait is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Burnsville, MN, south of Minneapolis and west of St.. Paul.

With over 15 years of experience as a psychotherapist, Katy is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Her specialties include the following areas:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Codependency
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Infertility and Adoption
  • Life Transitions
  • Mid Life and Elder Issues
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Stress Management
  • Work Issues and Career Management

In addition to being a prominent psychotherapist, Katy has presented workshops to general audiences speaking on the topics of grief and loss, separation and divorce, relationship issues, guided imagery and mindfulness.

Katy is an interactive solution-focused therapist. Her strength based approach to therapy enables individuals to identify their needs, resources and abilities; it also empowers individuals to move toward creating positive changes in their lives. Katy provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Counseling Psychology, St. Mary's University, Minneapolis, MN
Marriage and Family Therapy, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
License No. 1157 MN
Certification:   EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Practitioner
Professional Activities and Memberships:
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
MN Association of Marriage and Family Therapists