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Kathryn Hughes, M.Ed., Ed.S.

Education: ME.d., Ed.S, University of Florida

Licensure: Registered Mental Health Intern, IMH 20662 (FL)

Specialty Training: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) including exposure therapy; Anxiety Disorders

Client Populations: Adults, teenagers and children with particular interest in working with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community, ethically non-monogamous individuals and couples, and people within the kink scene

About Kathryn

Katie is currently taking new clients via Telehealth due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In person consultations and sessions will be entertained on a case by case basis 

Kathryn (Katie) Hughes is a registered mental health counseling intern at Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Services and is supervised by Dr. Angela Koivula, Ph.D. She completed her Master’s and Specialist degrees in Marriage and Family Counseling at the University of Florida in 2020 and has completed clinical experiences within local clinics and private practice settings. Her clinical work has focused on assisting clients navigate various issues including life transitions, relational conflict, grief and loss, identity exploration, depression, anxiety, and self-esteem. She has specialized training training in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic disorder. Katie is working toward licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)


She integrates humanistic, person-centered, and systemic perspectives into counseling sessions. She views therapy as a collaborative effort between the client and the therapist where both can be authentic with one another. She has a passion for working with the LGBTQ+ community, ethically non-monogamous individuals and couples, and people within the kink scene. In her clinical work she excels at promoting a warm, safe, and engaged environment.


When not in the office she curls up with a book, watches movies, and spends time with her friends and family while playing Dungeons and Dragons. She is an avid boba tea lover and an all around nerd in her daily life :). 


Fees for Clinical Services : $140 Intake (60 min), $125 ongoing (45-50 min)

Schedule an appointment with Kathryn

Call us at 352-474-8876

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