Ms. Katz, a Deaf licensed clinical social worker, has been involved in providing therapy and assessment services to the Deaf community for over 25 years. Initially trained as a health educator, she worked at LA Planned Parenthood, making services at eight clinics accessible to Deaf people. She received her MSW from University of Connecticut School of Social Work. Following internships at the Connecticut State Commission on the Deaf and at the American School for the Deaf, she worked for the Connecticut Valley Psychiatric Hospital. Ms. Katz serves as the lead social worker at the Jewish Social Service Agency in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She is also a member of National Association of Social Work.
In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Katz provides educational and coaching workshops in parenting skills, stress management and other mental health issues. She served as Commissioner for the Montgomery County Commission on People with Disabilities and as a representative on the Maryland Mental Health Service for the Deaf subcommittee.
Ms.. Katz is pleased to be part of the professional staff at Deaf Counseling Center working as a therapist and providing individual, child, family and couples therapy, group therapy, and case management.