The Truitt Institute Team

At The Truitt Institute, we are dedicated to providing you with the most cutting-edge neuroscience-based, trauma-informed and resilience-focused educational resources and support for mental health care and holistic wellness. Our team is committed to ensuring excellence every step of the way.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Kate Truitt

Dr. Kate Truitt, Ph.D., MBA

Founder, CEO, & Lead Trainer

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Applied Neuroscientist

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.

Lorelei Batoon

Lorelei Batoon

Office Manager

Lorelei Batoon’s work as Office Manager is essential to the warm, professional and inviting service experience that our clients encounter every day. Lorelei has been a part of The Truitt Institute family since our opening, and she has been instrumental in growing and continuously improving our service and operations.

Rebecca Turner

Rebecca Turner, LMFT, BCN

Director of Program Development & Trainer

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Board Certified Neurofeedback

Rebecca Turner, LMFT BCN earned her Masters of Science degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA with a concentration in Medical Family Therapy.

Steve Hamilton

Steve Hamilton, PhD, MDiv, LtCol (ret)

Trainer & Head of Military Programming

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Hamilton brings to The Truitt Institute a wealth of experience and knowledge related to the neuroscience of trauma treatment as well as a specialized experience in working with performance and leadership. Previously he was staff psychologist at Wright Patterson AFB mental health clinic and faculty member on their APA accredited psychology internship program.

Kayla Tse

Kayla Tse, LMFT

Certification Program Consultant

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Attachment Trauma-Informed Art Therapist

Kayla is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) and Attachment Trauma-Informed Art Therapist. For over 20 years she has successfully empowered individuals to heal from attachment and developmental trauma as well as medical trauma to lead more joyful and authentic lives.

Jill Philo

Jill Philo, ND, MBA, FMCH, APPC, FDN-P

Certification Program Consultant

Traditional Naturopath & Functional Wellness Practitioner

Dr Jill Philo has dedicated the last 20 years to helping others reclaim their health through a holistic, innovative, and multi-disciplinary approach based in neuroscience.

Dr. Philo is a Traditional Naturopath, gaining her Doctorate in Naturopathy in 2003.