Kathryn Wurtz,

Licensed Psychologist


Site Location:
Cincinnati, in partnership with People’s Church
220 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Clinical Interests:
Integration of Christianity and Psychology, Psychological Problem related to thoughts, feelings, behavior, attitude, or relationships; Mood Disorders, Child and Play Therapy, Psychodynamic Play Therapy, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Parenting, and Marital Problems

Population Served:
Adults, Adolescents, Children, Families, and Couples

Educational History:
Western Seminary, Pastoral Counseling Certificate
University of Cincinnati, BA in Psychology
George Fox University, MA and PsyD in Psychology

Clinical Trainings, Certifications & Professional Memberships:
Registered Play Therapist and Play Therapy Supervisor
Member of American Psychological Association
Member of Association of Play Therapy
Member of National Honor Society in Psychology (Psi Chi)
Member of Golden Key National Honor Society
Prepare & Enrich Certified Couples Facilitator
Formational Prayer Training
Memory Reconsolidation Training

Emerge & Community Involvement:
Clinical Leadership Team (2007-2013)
Training Director for APIC, Internship Training Program (2003-2007)
Director of Child and Adolescent Services (1996-2007)
Taught graduate classes for Emerge (1998-2000)
Chairperson of Children’s Services (1996-1997)
Chairperson of Inservice Training for Child Therapist Committee (1996-1997)
Member of the Education Committee (1996)


Due to a local winter storm warning, Emerge Counseling Ministries will be closed Friday, January 19th and will reopen pending improved weather conditions. We are offering telehealth appointments only pending the clinician’s availability to do so.