Catherine has provided counseling services with a specialization in grief and loss since 1994, in a variety of settings including schools, community mental health agencies, addiction treatment centers, hospitals, and both adult and pediatric hospice. She has designed and taught workshops and courses for helping professionals at institutions including St. Mary’s College, U.C. Berkeley, the University of Portland and Portland State University. She maintains a private clinical and consulting practice in Portland, OR, and teaches clinical courses for the PhD in Counseling program at Oregon State University. Her doctoral research focused on grief styles and therapist bias in grief counseling.