Katie Dorn

Katie Dorn, MA, LSC, MFT: Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder of EmpowerU Katie is a highly experienced licensed K-12 School Counselor and therapist. After serving as a high school counselor in the western suburbs of Minneapolis, Katie opened a private practice as a therapist and also worked at Adler Graduate school as adjunct faculty and a program director in the school counseling graduate program. She helped align curriculum with state standards as well as gathered data to measure program effectiveness and outcomes. A mother of seven grown children and a successful entrepreneur and author, Katie is a strategic thinker with an ability to connect and build functional and productive teams. Her passion for finding effective ways to help students and families with mental health obstacles fueled the beginning concept of EmpowerU in 2015.

Recent Posts

Improve Student Motivation, Behavior and Attendance This Fall

Last year was one of the most difficult in the books. As schools welcome...

An Urgent Message from EmpowerU CEO on Student Mental Health

Our country is suffering from “bad news” fatigue. It is a syndrome that occurs...

School-Based Mental Health Breaks Through Barriers

As a mother of seven grown children and a mental health professional, I have...

Online Course Delivers Data-Driven Educator Mental Health Support

The signs could not be more evident- educator mental health support is a...

Motivate and Engage Learners for Fall with Summer SEL Programs

Over the last several months, it has become clear that the students and adults...

Home-based Program Helps Families Find Calm in Child Behavior Modification

In early December, the U.S. Surgeon General issued an advisory on the mental...

Online SEL Course Proven to Support Educator Wellbeing

Many teachers, administrators and school staff members are reporting feeling...

Back-to-school routines help your teenager reduce stress

As the weeks of summer break shift into back-to-school season, the possibility...

These routines will help your teenager ace the back-to-school season

As the school year approaches, it brings with it all the usual back-to-school...