Kathleen P. Longeway, PhD

Ages Served:Children 3 to 18, as well as adults.

Treatment provided for: Anxiety disorders including separation anxiety, OCD, school phobia and generalized anxiety disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Disorder, Depression, Adjustment disturbance due to illness or loss, School issues, Family issues

Education: MA in Experimental Psychology, Cornell University, 1975
Certificate of Advanced Study in School Psychology, SUNY Oswego, 1977
PhD In Clincal Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1983

Treatment Background/Philosophy: Although I work with all ages, I have for many years specialized in treating children and adolescents, at Aurora Sinai Medical Center from 1986 until 2001, and most recently in the Dept. of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin from 2001 until 2012 where I served as Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry through the Medical College of Wisconsin.

I am currently in private practice.

I believe that it is very important to involve parents in children’s treatment, as it is in the context of the family that behavioral change and emotional growth can occur. I find that parents are most often looking for guidance in how they can best help their children with issues that seem to be impairing the child or adolescent’s progress. We work together as a supportive team. I frequently use a cognitive behavioral (CBT) approach.

Licenses: Wisconsin

Practice Overview

  • Wisconsin — 1087
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • General Psychological Testing
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood and Adolescent Problems
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare, WPS,UMR

Most insurance plans accepted. Prospective patients should check with their specific mental health insurance to determine coverage.

  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Play Therapy

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • Milwaukee Area Psychological Association

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