• Kathy Link, LCSW
    She/Her

    Independent Practitioner

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    Kathy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Oregon and North Carolina. Kathy has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and has worked as a mental health therapist, a case manager, a care manager, and a hospice social worker. Over her years of experience she has served people with a wide range of challenges including substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, stress, chronic illnesses, end-of-life issues, caregiver fatigue, relationship issues, career challenges, and grief and loss. One of Kathy’s main specialities is pet loss grief support.  

    Life can be complicated. Our internal reactions and responses can be confusing – and often not helpful at all. Our internal reactions and responses can be the exact opposite of helpful in fact. As a mental health therapist, Kathy supplements her professional training as needed (and wanted) with her reiki training, and training as an end-of-life doula

    Kathy believes in treating everyone with respect, dignity, sensitivity, and compassion. Kathy is there to support her clients with their goals.  Her therapy style is warm, interactive, and person-centered. Her approach combines dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness therapy, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, and principles of positive psychology.

    She likes to support her clients in exploring the word “ and ”, as in ‘talk therapy’ and meditation, or ‘talk therapy’ and exercise, or ‘talk therapy and social support. Kathy believes sustainable changes include multiple ands. Only you can decide the formula that works best for you. 

    Kathy has lived in various parts of the United States including Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Oregon. She now lives in Corvallis with her husband of over 25 years and their dog. Kathy enjoys reading, writing, and walking. 

     

    Rates & Insurance 

    Insurance

    Kathy is in-network with: 

    • BCBS
    • PacificSource

    Kathy is currently in the process of getting paneled with the following insurance: 

    • Aetna
    • First Choice

    Fees

    • Intake Session (Initial Consultation) 60 min session – $220
    • Individual Therapy – 50 min therapy session – $200 

    Self Pay Option

    If you prefer to pay out of pocket, MindTree accepts all payments from all major credit cards, checks, cash, or HSA ( Health Savings Account). The following rates apply to self-pay clients.

    • Intake Session (Initial Consult) – 60 min session – $220
    • Individual Therapy – 50 min Therapy session – $200

    OON (Out of Network)

    If you have an insurance plan which Kathy does not accept, we can help you for possible reimbursement from your insurance provider. Necessary documentation (Counseling only) will be provided to submit your sessions to your insurance companies. If you like to use your OON benefits and have out of network mental health coverage, we are able to bill your sessions directly to your insurance company. Please be aware of your out of network mental health benefits before scheduling. We encourage you to call your carrier to find out your OON benefits.

    Please check your out of network coverage carefully by asking the following questions to your insurance company:

    • Do I have mental health insurance benefits?
    • What is the coverage amount per session?
    • How many sessions are covered?
    • Do my benefits cover sessions with an Out of Network Provider?