Kate Sheehan, LCSW

Managing Director, UCLA CARES Center


Ms. Sheehan is a licensed clinical social worker and the Managing Director for the CARES Center. She is a Mindful Self Compassion trained teacher and is certified in Self Compassion in Psychotherapy. She is also a certified Daring Way facilitator, sharing the research and work of the Brené Brown Education and Research Group. She earned an MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work in Clinical Work with Children and Families. She also holds an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. She graduated with highest honors from the Sorbonne. A granddaughter of a yoga pioneer, Kate is trained in Trauma-Informed Yoga and the Trauma Resiliency Model.

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