Meet the Counselor

Katrina Pinkney is a Licensed  and Board Certified Counselor who collaborates with clients to uncover available resources and options in all situations. 
She has worked in the non-profit, public health, healthcare, and higher education sectors.  Within these industries, she has encountered a diverse population to include college students, at-risk, geriatric, minority, underserved, low-income, and the disabled.  Her specialties include at-risk, minority populations who have a history of trauma.  

She holds a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs and has completed post masters coursework in clinical mental health from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She holds two national certifications in counseling from the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Katrina frequently participates in professional development opportunities to hone her skills and techniques.  Recent professional development opportunities included: Jeffrey Mitchell's crisis interventions for individuals and groups, fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), opioid addiction, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed, prenatal and postpartum depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety interventions and techniques, safety and ethical issues, suicide prevention and assessment, recovery-oriented care, and diversity and cultural awareness to name a few. 

KEP Life Skills Consulting LLC located in Philadelphia  offers counseling and therapy services to young and middle-aged adults (18+ years-old).  Assistance is offered with daily life stressors  covering a wide range of concerns or topics.  As a result, they lead healthier and less stressful lives.

​Typical topics include: anxiety, depression, transitions, grief, anger, trauma, relationship and familial difficulties, goal setting, identity concerns, self-esteem and confidence building and more.

KEP Life Skills Consulting LLC provides affordable and quality services. Services target individuals who have busy schedules with little to no "me" time. It is also convenient for YOU. 

Katrina advocated on my behalf and regularly met with me to discuss any issues or problems I encountered. Providing this platform helped me remain optimistic during periods of frustration. She is reliable, buoyant in spirit, pragmatic, and encouraging in the midst of daunting challenges.”

- Keith

Client Testimonials

Katrina is a true professional who helped increase my self-esteem and confidence. In addition, Katrina was able to help me realize what was best for myself and my family. She not only helped me to become financially fit, but also showed me the importance of being mentally and emotionally healthy as well. I truly cannot thank her enough.” 

- Carl

                  1221 Locust Street, 3rd fl, Philadelphia, PA 19107                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Office Location

1221 Locust Street, the historic Tiger Building in the heart of Center City Philadelphia is accessible from all parts of Philadelphia.   Public transportation includesthe Broad Street Line  (stop Walnut and Locust - 2 blocks away ),   PATCO High Speed Line   and  Bus 12  (on corner of 12th Street & Locust).  The parking lot on the corner is $12/hr.  Street parking is minimal.   There is a side entrance on Camac Street,  Wheelchair accessible entrance with elevator is at the back entrance on St. James Street.  Intercom system for entry.