Meet Dr. Katie Niehus

Katie Niehus, Psy.D. is a postdoctoral fellow specializing in therapy for adults and adolescents. She will be working under the supervision of Jennifer Brobst, Ph.D.  She provides interventions addressing:




            -relationship concerns

            -spiritual concerns


            -social skills

            -mood regulation

            -Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)


            -academic concerns

            -career counseling

            -identity formation

            -stress management

            -self esteem


            -suicidal ideation

            -life transitions


Dr. Niehus also provides therapy for couples and children, utilizing her research and training in CBT, DBT, interpersonal, brief dynamic, and attachment theories. Additionally, Dr. Niehus provides ADHD assessments.


            Dr. Niehus received her doctoral degree from Indiana State University and her undergraduate degree from Baylor University. She is a member of the academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa and has presented the following research: 


Niehus, K. L., Gernand, A. G., & Jordan, K. D. (2017, April). The Mediating Effect of Anger on the Relationship Between Anxious Attachment to God and Social Support. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality in Chattanooga, TN. 


Jordan, K.D., Cribbet, M.R., Smith, T.W., Barclay, M.A., Niehus, K.L., Gernand, A.K., & Feinstein, A. (2018, April). Self-reported Sleep Duration and Cortisol Reactivity to Social Evaluative Threat. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in New Orleans, LA.


Niehus, K. L. (2021, March). Perfectionism as a Mechanism Explaining the Relationship Between Attachment to God and Worry. Presentation as Part of the Indiana State University Psy.D. dissertation defense in Terre Haute, IN.


Niehus, K. L. (2015, November). The Effects of Attachment to God In Relation to an In Vivo Thought Induction Task Among Religious Individuals. Presentation as part of the Baylor University Honors Program thesis defense in Waco, TX.