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Katie Lear

Photograph by Mia Isabella Aguirre

About The Author

Katie Lear is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Registered Drama Therapist, and Registered Play Therapist based in Charlotte, North Carolina. She combines creative play with research-based tools to help children, tweens, and teens cope with anxiety and trauma. Her hope is that children can work through big feelings after trauma, stress, or loss by using kid-friendly techniques that are as sophisticated and effective as what adults receive. When she’s not in her office, you might see Katie hanging out with her rescue kittens, listening to podcasts, or playing Dungeons and Dragons. Find her online at 

Books by Katie Lear