Catherine Bitney

"Bridges are thresholds to other realities, archetypal, primal symbols of shifting consciousness. They are passageways, conduits, and connectors that connote transitioning, crossing borders, and changing perspectives." ~Gloria Anzaldua
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Catherine Bitney is a multiracial Vietnamese-­Caucasian, queer, first-­generation college graduate who completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the New School for Social Research in New York City. She completed her internship and postdoc at the Texas State University Counseling Center in San Marcos and is currently a full ­time lecturer in the Psychology Department. She has experience providing therapy and psychological assessments to a wide range of clients, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds and nontraditional college students. She pulls from psycho-dynamic theory and cognitive behavioral strategies to help adults struggling with mental health concerns. Dr. Bitney has a strong interest in social justice, crossracial therapy process and outcome, racial and ethnic identity development, intersecting and multiple minority identities, gender identity, teaching, and mentor-ship. In addition, she received a master’s degree in Gender Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and has worked for the National Organization for Women in Washington, DC.

Fun and Interesting facts:

What is your sign? Gemini

What body part do you love the most on yourself? My brain

How do you decompress? Swimming and Water Polo

The soundtrack for your life at this time is? This Charming Man-The Smiths