Katherine Viara, LMSW
Katherine Viara, LMSW, earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from St. Joseph’s College of Maine and her master’s degree from Fordham University. Katherine’s educational journey laid the foundation for her fulfilling career in behavioral health. She has worked at a methadone maintenance clinic, providing clinical services to individuals with co-occurring disorders, primarily focusing on opioid use disorder.
Katherine has a strong passion for reducing the impact substance use disorder has on individuals, families, and communities. She found her true calling in the behavioral health field about seven years ago. Her commitment to helping others has been a driving force throughout her career.
Katherine demonstrates a profound commitment to harm reduction. She is eager to continue her journey in private practice, offering individual psychotherapy for people with substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and a history of trauma.
Katherine’s comprehensive therapeutic approach incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), harm reduction, motivational interviewing, and dialectical behavior therapy. She places a strong emphasis on providing equitable services to vulnerable populations and actively works towards reducing stigma related to mental health and substance use disorders.
Empathy and passion are the cornerstones of Katherine’s commitment to client well-being. She sees disorders as strengths and envisions a therapeutic journey that improves the quality of life for her clients. Her focus is on working with adults.
Katherine is available for sessions on Mondays through Thursdays from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
If you or someone you know is seeking a compassionate and dedicated mental health professional, contact Katherine for an appointment and let healing begin.