Counseling for Individuals, Groups, Couples, and Families

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Katia B. Callan, MSW, LCSW-C - Owner

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A licensed certified clinical social worker specializing in individual, family, and couples short-term and long-term psychotherapy. Working with adolescence (17 and up) and adults; she is currently seeing clients in Lutherville, Maryland. She has years of experience as a prominent psychotherapist with various agencies such as outpatient community mental health, foster care visitation services, substance abuse agencies, as well as with university level counseling services.  As a graduate of University of Maryland, Baltimore specializing in Clinical Social Work with a mental health concentration; she served as the acting Clinical Director of a non-profit and is now fully devoted to building her group practice.  
Katia Callan Counseling was selected for the 2014 Best of Towson Award in the Counselor category by Towson Awards Program. Katia's business has transformed in 2016, she founded  Insight Wellness of Maryland, LLC. Insight Wellness is a group practice providing counseling, training for current graduate level students, supervision and training for new graduates (LGPC/LMSWs), as well as becoming a provider of innovative and cutting edge CEUs for psychotherapists. She is currently hiring licensed clinicians and will be adding interns in the near future. Check out for more information. She also teaches at University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work, as an adjunct professor she has taught: Clinical Social Work with Addictive Behavior Patterns, Paradigms of Clinical Social Work, and Advanced Clinical Interventions

Katia's style is interactive, relational, and attachment based; using various evidence-based practices. Her therapeutic approach focuses on identifying and challenging current thinking patterns, as well as past familial and personal experiences to change lives from the inside out.  Katia is present and attuned in session, adapting services to meet the needs of her clients. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client utilizing multiple referrals to variety of complementary medicines. Katia completed Level 1 Trauma Training with Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, is a certified Safe & Sound Facilitator, and is currently enrolled in EMDR 1 & 2 Training.

University of MarylandBaltimore
Master's in Social Work
Clinical Concentration with Specialization in Mental Health

Goucher College
Bachelor's of Arts
Double Major in Psychology and Theology

Additional Trainings:
Trauma Focused CBT Certificate
Trauma Focused CBT for Children with Complicated Grief Certificate
CBT for Personality Disorders Training with Dr. Judith Beck
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Certificate
Affect Regulation Training for Emotionally Charged/Personality Disordered Clients
Affect Regulation for Trauma Survivors Part 1 & 2 Training with Lisa Ferentz
Trauma Treatment Techniques for 21st Century
Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Theories and Practice Technique Training
Stress Management and Relaxation Technique Training
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Personality Disorders Training
Addiction Focused Psychotherapy and Motivational Interviewing Training
Meditation Certificate
Mindfulness and Substance Abuse Training
Classic Psychotherapy Group Training applied to Eating Disorders
Extensive Training with various Eating Disorder Specialist
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Training (MBSR) - Current
Trauma Level I Certification - Spring 2016 with Lisa Ferenz
Body Keeps the Score 1 & 2 Training with Bessel Van der kolk 
Focus and the Felt Sense Training

National Association of Social Work Member since 2007
Psychotherapy Networker Subscriber since 2007 and Symposium Attendee/Volunteer 
2014 Best of Towson Awards - Counselor 

The Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners - #17923
        Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical

Maryland Board Approved Social Work Supervisor

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