Kaitlyn Koniuszy, LCSW
Kaitlyn helps angry teens and young adults transitioning into adulthood. She also provides counseling to LGBT+ individuals with self-exploration related to sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and gender dysphoria. Kaitlyn takes a compassionate and holistic approach to teaching parenting, working through past trauma, including religious-based trauma, and building coping skills to find more peace in life. Kaitlyn utilizes numerous approaches, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused, Motivational Interviewing and attachment-based techniques, among others, when doing therapy with families, and individuals. She believes counseling should be meaningful, progressive, and focused, and that finding the right counselor begins with taking a chance.
In addition to working at Radzom Counseling, Kaitlyn is also employed at a local community agency in Southern Illinois where she provides therapy to children who are adopted and their families. In addition to therapy, Kaitlyn has provided multiple trainings for mental health, educational, and other professionals to help others become more compassionate and competent when working with individuals who have experienced trauma, as well as LGBT+ individuals and families.
Kaitlyn has experience providing individual and group counseling in many different settings including helping young adults with transitions in life, helping families work through interpersonal and relationship issues, working with youth and families in conflict, helping individuals experiencing grief, working with individuals who have experienced trauma, working with veterans, helping clients in crisis, working with runaway and homeless youth, working with LGBT+ clients and supporting clients living with severe and persistent mental illness.
Phone: 618-248-2040 x26
Areas of Focus (Bold Denotes Special INterest)
Adoption and Foster Care
Bereavement / Grief
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Foster Kids / Parenting
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Transgender / Gender Identity
Individual, family, and group counseling in an agency and private-practice setting.
In-home counseling to children and families to promote cohesion and address problematic behaviors.
Presenter and trainer to mental health and other professionals about multiple topics including LGBT+ issues.
Education and Credentials
L.C.S.W. in Illinois (What's This?)
M.S.W. from St. Ambrose University
B.A. from St. Ambrose University