Kathryn “Kat” North has been a psychologist at 3C Family Services since the company’s beginning. She received her bachelor’s degree from Hollins College, an MEd in education, and an EdS degree in school psychology for The Citadel in the College of Professional Studies. She completed her graduate coursework in school psychology at the University of South Carolina followed by an internship at the University of North Carolina’s Department of Psychiatry. Kat completed rotations in the Department of Pediatrics, with Heart/Lung Transplant team, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Wake Medical Center, Project Enlightenment in Raleigh, the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center, and the Student Counseling Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Kat worked for seven years as a school psychologist in both North and South Carolina, where she specialized in preschool assessment/treatment, assessment of low incidence handicaps, and assessment and treatment of children on the autism spectrum. Kat was also an evaluator for First Steps, South Carolina’s statewide early childhood initiative, was a college instructor at Midlands Technical College and the University of South Carolina in Columbia South Carolina, and became a certified trainer for Pearson Assessments. She has presented at numerous community, state, and national conferences and has published in the areas of assessment, project evaluation, and social skills curriculum. While at 3-C, she has co-authored two of the S.S.GRIN social skill curricula for children with high functioning autism and in early childhood.
At 3-C Family Services, Kat works with children and adults on the autism spectrum in both assessment and treatment; children and adults with depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, and behavior problems; and school and parenting consultation. Kat continues to guest lecture at UNC-Chapel Hill and consult with childcare centers and preschools attended by clients around the Triangle area.