Kathy (Kat) Scherer, PhD, MFT, C-IAYT is a Psychologist, Educator, and Author working in Austin for over 25 years. She is a psychotherapist in private practice and offers presentations on topics such as interpersonal neurobiology, family attachments, social-emotional development, and the application of yoga and meditation for stress management. Her presentations have been offered at a wide variety of settings including universities, professional conferences, community centers, and schools.
Dr. Scherer is a co-founder of Austin IN Connection and it's Family Matters program, both Austin area multidisciplinary organizations focused on emotional health and positive relational attachments. She cohosts the Heart & Work Series of writings including two collaborative mental health blogs (with Drs. Holt & Sylvester):
Therapy Matters and Heart & Work of Parenting.
Sylvester & Scherer - Relationship-based Treatment of Children and their Parents: An Integrative Guide to Neurobiology, Attachment, Regulation, and Discipline (Norton Press, IPNB Series, Foreword by Daniel Siegel, MD).
In addition, Dr. Scherer offers yoga classes and mindfulness workshops for clinicians. She is also a faculty member at the Practice School of Yoga Therapy in Austin, Texas.