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Kathy Spiry

Outpatient Mental Health Professional
Year Joined: 2009
Years of Experience: 30


State University of New York Oswego - BA Psychology
State University of New York Albany - MSW


DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician

Areas of Experience
  • Abuse (Sexual, Physical, Verbal)
  • ADD & ADHD
  • Addictions
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety - General
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • College-Aged and Student Issues
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family of Origin
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief & Loss
  • Guilt & Shame
  • Incorporates Prayer
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Self-Identity
  • Serious & Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI)
  • Sex Addiction
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Technology Addiction
  • Work Issues

More About Kathy Spiry

Clinical Interests:

I enjoy working with people of all ages who are experiencing symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Borderline Personality, Panic, Relationship Difficulties and Adjustment Disorders. I also work with people regarding faith and spirituality concerns.

Clinical Approach:

I think it is important to thoroughly assess and understand each person while identifying a plan that meets their goals. I use several approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strengths Based and Solution Focused Treatments. I have worked with many families over the years using a Family Systems model and greatly enjoy helping people experience the balance of acceptance and change. I am a clinically trained therapist in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Prolonged Exposure for treatment of emotion dysregulation disorders and trauma.


I enjoy spending time with family and friends, gardening and sewing. I am a sports fan and love watching many sporting events. My personal faith is a very important part of my life.

Clinic Contact Info

New Brighton Clinic

1900 Silver Lake Rd, Suite 110
New Brighton, MN 55112

(651) 628-9566