Katherine Hyde Hensley

Katherine Hyde Hensley is a psychotherapist and group facilitator skilled in personal healing and growth. I work with individuals to discover their strengths, build resilience, and manage difficult life transitions. I am here to help you find your path. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, I practice using a combined Narrative therapy, Resilient Grieving, and Physiological Hope theory. Our shared goal is for you to grow and engage in discovering the profound meaning in your life.

Katherine has a broad range of experience and knowledge in the areas of birth, postpartum, child development, infant death, and grief. Katherine earned her BS in Public Health and Child Development and her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and received her training as a Certified Postpartum Doula (DONA), Certified Birth Doula (DONA), Resolve Through Sharing Perinatal Bereavement Trainer, Perinatal Loss Doula (LDI), and Palliative Care from Harvard Medical School.

Katherine has over 10 years of case management experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults in the residential, home, school, and office settings. She has a special interest in working with clients who have experienced complex trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and complex grief. Katherine is an ally for the LGBTQIA+ community and is actively educating herself and others on anti-racist principles to better support BIPOC clients.

Each year, Katherine attends multiple national conferences, including Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance (PLIDA), Star Legacy Foundation Stillbirth Summit, and volunteers with Star Legacy Foundation as a Bereaved Parents Group Facilitator and the Perinatal Emotional Health Network Task Force. Katherine is also a preferred provider with Postpartum Support International.

Katherine’s family changed in 2005 by the Stillbirth of her daughter Helen. Since 2008 she has combined her personal and professional experiences to improve the lives of infants, children, and families across WNC. Katherine lives in Asheville, NC with her husband Dave, and four children, Elliott 20, Eliza 17, (Helen 15) and Alice 14.

I am a bereaved mother, sister, and daughter. I am from Western North Carolina and strive to serve my community with advocacy and innovation.