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February 21, 2013
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A Grand Junction forum for connecting mental health professionals

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Husband-wife team Katrina and Andrew Katen opened Individual Matters, LLC, in February, offering psychological and educational enrichment services throughout the Grand Valley. Katrina Katen is a licensed clinical psychologist, and her husband is an educator who provides one-on-one remedial tutoring for college-level students and younger.The couple is forming a networking opportunity called Clinicians' Connection - for mental health professionals to meet monthly to exchange ideas, share expertise and potentially organize special events for the community.The first meeting will be held at Main Street Bagels, 559 Main St., Monday, March 4, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.Katrina said she hopes that by meeting regularly, mental health professionals can learn where the gaps in services exist in the community. Katrina said she does testing for attention deficit disorder, autism and other conditions. She offers family, couple and individual counseling, as well as group therapy at her practice, located 858 Grand Ave.Andrew offers educational coaching helping college students with career decisions and parents who want to develop an education plan for their children, Katrina said.Recent mass shootings are part of the motivation for forming a group where mental health professionals can connect, support and share resources and ideas, she said. School psychologists are also invited to attend the meeting at Main Street Bagels.


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