Kate Sample, MA, LPC, CYMHS, has over twenty years of experience working with at-risk kids and adolescents in residential, school, community, correctional, and private settings.  A passionate advocate for ongoing professional development, she transitioned her skills to the continuing education world, where she's developed treatment focused training, conferences, and publications for PESI and PESI publishing.  Her article, "Reaching "Unreachable" Teens & Tweens: 12 Tips to Get You in the Side Door", was published in Psychotherapy Networker magazine in January 2021.  Kate earned her master's degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in children and adolescents from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and her school counseling certificate from Northern Illinois University.