mental health professional
Kate Smith, LICSW, is a licensed professional and has worked in the mental health and substance abuse disorder fields for over 10 years. Kate earned her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University, graduating magna cum laude from her class. She attained her Masters in Social Work (MSW) at Barry University in an accelerated program, and is currently obtaining her Doctorate in Social Work. She has served as a therapist and supervisor in clinical programs for inpatient and outpatient services, as well as acute and sub-acute programs for substance abuse, mental health, and dual diagnosis. Kate has experience as a supervisor, consultant, speaker, and administrator. Kate believes that by offering a consistent quality of care to both the clients and families she serves, it makes the outcome much greater for success. Kate believes in the importance of the family in the recovery process and Akron House Recovery’s commitment to supporting the family throughout the treatment process.