Katelin Hanhart

Understanding the Correlation of Trauma and Addiction


 Katelin Hanhart is a mental health and substance abuse therapist who has been working in the field of trauma and addiction for the past 8 yrs. Katelin utilizes a variety of different trauma specific treatment models to support in the individual healing process of each client she sees. Katelin has specialized experience working with women and first responders, and believes in the power of an honest and non-judgmental relationship between client and therapist. Katelin is passionate about empowering trauma survivors in gaining knowledge of how trauma impacts the mind and body. She then uses this information to support her clients in processing their personal trauma as they feel ready to do so and are equipped with the skills to manage emotions during the processing. Katelin looks forward to discussing the correlation of trauma and addiction in this summit as a way to reduce the stigma associated with both of these topics.


  1. Michele

    This helped with understanding and identifying the why for my go to secret addictions.

    • Shannon Vanderzwaag

      I really enjoyed interviewing Katelin, she was very knowledgeable in the area of addiction. I am grateful you have gained so much insight.


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