Katya Kumthekar

More about Katherine – MSW, LISW

Katherine is an independently licensed social worker in the State of Ohio and earned her Masters of Social Work from Columbia University. Her education and career have always focused on her passion for helping children and families, beginning with her work in childhood depression research. She assessed children and adolescents in crisis during her time as a psychiatric social worker in the emergency department. She commonly treated depression, anxiety, ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, grief, anger, behavioral issues, eating disorders, and trauma. 

Katherine also has experience as a medical social worker with a specific focus on children with chronic medical conditions. Under the umbrella of family-systems based approach Katherine uses a variety of treatment methods depending on the child’s presenting problem as well as their age.  She works closely with the child’s parents/caregivers to make sure her approach is impacting the child as well as the family system.

Katherine is a life-long learner inspired by the abundance of opportunities available to broaden and enrich the lives of children and families. She aims to help children reach their highest potential and help families live more harmonious, happy lives together. 



National Association of Social Workers

National association of social workers


Master of Social Work
Columbia University