Kathy Allen, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Kathy and her husband, Averill, moved to Chiang Mai in 2007. Before coming to Thailand, Kathy spent several years in private practice in the state of Washington, USA. During that time, she also served as a consultant for several organizations, providing intake services, team building, and debriefing both in the U.S. and in SE Asia. Previously she lived for 12 years in Guatemala as well as four years in St. Petersburg, Russia, where she had a private practice serving the expatriate community. Kathy is able to counsel in English and Spanish. The Allens have three grown sons and two grandsons. Kathy served at Cornerstone as the previous Executive Director and is now enjoying being a full-time counselor.


  • MA (Master of Arts) in Clinical Psychology, 1994, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, USA
  • BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Psychology, 1973, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, California, USA


  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (since 2003), Washington, USA

Specialized Training

  • Marital Issues
  • AACC Certification in Sexual Addictions
  • Conflict Management
  • Loss and Grief

Counseling Interests and Experiences

  • Marital Therapy
  • Member Care ( i.e. Self-Care, Burnout, etc.)
  • Sex Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Spiritual Growth and Guidance
  • Se Habla Espaňol