Dr. Kathy Lichtenwalter, PhD, LMHC, MCAP, CCS, is a licensed Mental Health Counselor in both Indiana, and Florida. has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science, she was recently credentialed as a Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
She earned her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Kennedy-Western University. In addition, she has two Masters degrees; Community Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University, Community Psychology from Martin University.
Dr. Lichtenwalter currently practices in two out-patient community centers: Florida Health Care Plans-Daytona Beach, FL, as the Lead Chronic pain evaluator/therapist, Center for Behavioral Medicine-Port Orange, FL. providing services to patients with many diverse therapeutic needs.
Her volunteer community public health work includes, guest speaking engagements at multiple health agencies and she has held leadership positions in grassroots organizations dedicated to increasing awareness of mental health and addictions.
Recognizing Dr. Lichtenwalter’s scholarship, unique training, clinical experience, and dedication to community health, AABC awarded her a fellowship scholarship for their certification program. Her certification as a CBC will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care and treatment and prevention of obesities and related disorders.