One’s core constitutes the essence of a human being, an enduring, central aspect of a person. A core also represents the physical center of a human, a source of support and stabilization that allows for flexibility.

When one is in tune with and caring for their core, a sense of strength, health, and harmony results.

The name Core Counseling channels my vision to serve my clients’ minds and bodies, honoring and melding the undeniable connection.


photo of Katie Hibey, owner of Core Counseling

Katie Hibey, LCPC, CYT

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a certified yoga instructor. While I’ve worked with a wide range of clients and issues, my areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, eating disorders, body image issues, and women’s reproductive mental health.

My aim is to create a safe and supportive environment, honor each individual’s unique experience and, together, work to facilitate lasting change. I admire and respect each individual and work from a strengths perspective. Along with exploring past experiences and patterns that may be contributing to current concerns, I use a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based therapies to promote the path to mental and physical well-being.

Since obtaining my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Ohio University, and my Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston College, I have worked in both private practice and higher levels of care. In addition to receiving specialized training in perinatal mental health from Postpartum Support International, I regularly attend trainings, workshops, and continuing education seminars led by leaders in the field on women’s reproductive mental health, eating disorders, body image, grief, trauma, and related subject matter.

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