Katia brings decades of experience as a psychotherapist, educator, story teller and author. She is known for her ability to touch the hearts of individuals in dynamic and healing ways, and is in demand as a motivational speaker, master trainer, group facilitator and coach. She has lead teams in the translation, design, and delivery of evidence-based methodologies and practices. Her passion resides in holding hospitable spaces designed to shift perspective on life creating new possibilities while re-igniting our sense of purpose and meaning.
Dr. Petersen's work focuses on systems change, collaborative communication, power of story, and shared leadership. An experienced dialogue practitioner, she draws upon a wide range of emergent processes including: World Cafe, Aging Consciously, Authoring Our Own Story, Appreciative Inquiry and Social Emotional Wellness.