Clinical Social Worker
Counseling & Purposeful Planning Consultations
Kristin Cooley is a clinical social worker who offers a hybrid of counseling, care planning and psycho-educational services. She has more than 10 years of experience working with individuals with chronic and/or terminal illnesses (along with their care partners) in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her areas of specialty include but are not limited to: caregivers and/or older adults (specifically impacted by Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia) as well as grief work (loss of independence, lifestyle & role transitions, isolation, anticipatory loss, and loss to death). Kristin obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Indiana University and her Master of Social Work from University of Illinois. Clients can expect Kristin to be friendly and engaging, striving to create a strong therapeutic bond in trust early on. Kristin is flexible in her therapeutic approach to provide effective and client-friendly services.