About Dr.Keithly


Kathryn (Katy) Keithly holds a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Educational Psychology. She has a State certification in School Psychology, is a licensed Educational Psychologist (#3485) and is a Board Certified Sport Psychologist. Katy got her start in Psychology at Cal State Monterey Bay were she graduated with a B.A and was the captain of CSUMB’s women’s golf team for four years. Katy also has been riding horses since she was five and competed throughout the United States. 


Katy held several positions in the San Francisco Bay Area & Monterey Bay Area since 2006 which included Program Manager for a preschool Special Education program. She currently consults and conducts assessments within the greater Monterey Bay Area in an effort to improve student and athletic services. In addition to counseling, Katy provides in-service and training on behavior management for parents and teachers. Katy's participation in and focus on sports has given her insight into the value that sports can provide in building self-esteem in students with learning disabilities.  In fact, the focus of Katy's Masters and Doctoral research was centered around the positive impact that sports can make on learning and overall educational development.  As a certified Sports Psychologist, Katy can also provide assistance to athletes looking to improve their mental edge.