Featured Contributor – Katie Thompson, MS, LPC, NCC

Katie Thompson

Katie Thompson, MS, LPC, NCC


Katie Thompson, MS, LPC, NCC, has been a primary therapist at Castlewood Treatment Center for the last four years and currently serves as the Lead Eating Disorder Therapist. Katie is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist through the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation. Katie graduated from Marquette University with a BA in Communications, Education.  She later earned a Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee. Previously, she was a therapist at Rogers Memorial Hospital in the residential program for eating disorders and anxiety disorders.

As the Lead Eating Disorder therapist at Castlewood, Katie facilitates various groups at Castlewood, including all of the Eating Disorder groups, is an active participant in the research team and specializes in eating disorders and anxiety disorders; specifically binge eating disorder. Katie coordinates the Binge Eating Disorder Program at Castlewood Treatment Center and facilitates the BED groups in both the residential and PHP levels of care. She is skilled in using DBT, CBT, IFS, ERP and group therapy. Katie is trained in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and has earned her certification in Internal Family Systems Level 2. Katie lectures regionally and nationally on Eating Disorders, Binge Eating Disorder and treatment interventions.