Natalye Kirkland is a Licensed professional Counselor specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults struggling with eating disordered behavior, body dysphoria, depression, anxiety, history of trauma and PTSD, attachment and relationship difficulties, emotional dysregulation, and behavior challenges. With her empathic approach and dynamic disposition, Natalye is seasoned in building a strong, trusting, and positive relationship with her clients and their support systems. Her warm, compassionate, non-judgmental, and humorous approach promotes individuals’ personal development. Natalye strives to foster social justice, and honor diversity. She welcomes individuals from all walks of life and focuses on their uniqueness and strengths to encourage growth and progress.
Natalye has extensive practice in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; however, she knows the importance of adapting to her client’s needs, and therefore, she confidently uses a variety of therapy approaches for the best collaborative experience and outcomes for her clients. Natalye is well versed in attachment, multi-systemic and psychodynamic interventions.
Natalye earned her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. She has experience in working with a variety of populations ranging throughout the lifespan between younger children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked with individuals as well as families and groups in treating a variety of diagnoses across settings, including outpatient, in-home services, inpatient hospitals, and residential programs. Her work with eating disordered individuals at the Renfrew Center was particularly important in informing her therapy with family systems, individuals with histories of trauma, attachment difficulties, self-harm, addictions, and body dysphoria.