Katie Nikzad-Terhune PhD, LCSW
Katie Terhune is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Ph.D. in gerontology. She has over 15 years of experience working as a therapist, and her primary focus is working with adults and couples in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar disorder, relational problems, grief, and issues related to aging and dementia caregiving. Katie is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Northern Kentucky University. Her teaching, research, and clinical work all reflect a commitment to improving emotional well-being. Katie is an appointed member of the Ethics Committee for the National Association of Social Workers (Kentucky Chapter), a member of the Academic Program Development Workgroup for the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education, the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the National Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Society for Clinical Social Work.