Dr. Kate Truitt

About Dr. Kate Truitt

Dr. Kate Truitt is a licensed clinical psychologist, applied neuroscientist, and holds a M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration. She is an internationally recognized expert in the neuroscience of trauma, stress, and resilience as well as the complex interplay amongst the three. She is regularly featured in global media outlets ranging from Oprah Today and Medium to the BBC and Today. Dr. Kate is an international trainer and has spoken at the United Nations, the United States Department of Defense, PESI, amongst others. She has dedicated her life to advancing the treatment of trauma and stress-related disorders, eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health, and empowering wellness through the dissemination of psychoeducation and self-healing tools through her speaking engagements, books, blog, and social media presence. Dr. Kate resides in Los Angeles, CA where she leads her flagship group practice and clinic, Dr. Kate Truitt & Associates, serves as CEO for both the Amy Research Foundation, a non-profit focused on advancing the role of brain science in psychotherapy and eradicating the translational lag between science and clinical practice, and the Trauma Counseling Center of Los Angeles. In 2013 she founded the Truitt Institute, historically known as Viva Excellence, to provide cutting-edge trainings and seminars that bring together the newest advancements in the fields of neuroscience and mental health. Dr. Kate is also Havening Techniques Certified Trainer and serves as their Chief Strategy Officer. Dr. Kate’s NeuroTriad Model consists of three core pillars: trauma-informed, neuroscience-based, and resilience-focused care. These components, when taken together, empower individuals to become proactive participants in their transformational journey as they heal the past, create the present, and build the future. She is the author of Healing in Your Hands: Self-Havening Exercises to Harness Neuroplasticity, Heal Traumatic Stress, and Build Resilience and Keep Breathing (Fall, 2023).
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