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About Ms. Defer

Katie Defer, MAC, LAC

Katie Defer


Licensed Associate Counselor 

Embark on a Transformative Journey with Empathy and Expertise

I’m thrilled you’re taking proactive steps towards your aspirations. As a dedicated and licensed associate counselor, I believe in the transformative power of personal growth and change. My mission is to foster a nurturing and effective partnership with you, tailored to your unique journey.

Your Path, My Guidance

Imagine a space where you are deeply understood and supported. Where your current position is not just a starting point, but a platform for growth. I am committed to joining you on this path, guiding you towards the life you envision. With a blend of empathy and expertise, our collaboration is not just about reaching goals, but about unlocking your fullest potential.

Innovative Therapeutic Approaches

My practice is enriched by a diverse array of therapeutic techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), and Mindfulness. These approaches are not just methodologies; they are tools for empowerment, helping you harness your inner strengths and reshape your narrative.

A Unique Perspective Driven by Curiosity

What sets me apart is my unwavering curiosity and passion for uncovering the unique motivations and potential within each individual. Under the skilled supervision of Lexi Meinhold, MC, LPC, I bring a fresh and inquisitive perspective to every session.

Beyond Traditional Therapy: The Power of Neurofeedback

Alongside traditional therapy modalities, I offer neurofeedback—an innovative technique that enhances brain functioning and alleviates symptoms of various neurological and mental health disorders. This cutting-edge approach reflects my commitment to holistic wellness, addressing both the mind and the brain in harmony.

Connect and Start Your Transformation

Your journey towards a more fulfilling life is just a conversation away. I invite you to reach out with any questions or to begin our collaboration. Together, we can navigate the path to your well-being and success. I look forward to embarking on this transformative journey with you!

My Expertise

Stress & Anxiety

Sports Enhancement

Business Performance

Personal Development

Attention & Concentration

Job Loss or Change

Family Member Conflict

Strained Relationships


Isolation & Loneliness

Irregular Sleep

Parenting Challenges

Contact Me

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(480) 389-6971

6730 E. McDowell Rd, Suite 139 Scottsdale, AZ 85257