Utilizing her training as a neuroscientist and clinical psychologist, along with a M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration, Dr. Truitt has dedicated her life to advancing the treatment of stress-related disorders and understanding of brain resiliency. She believes in the brain’s ability to transcend and transform the complex and beautiful relationship between nature and nurture. Her training as a neuroscientist is incorporated in her therapeutic approach with her patients and helps to demystify the processes leading to the development and continuation of the patient’s presenting problems. Dr. Truitt and her team honor the unique and dynamic nature of each individual in order to facilitate effective, efficient, and empowered healing.
In 2012 Dr. Truitt founded Viva Excellence to provide cutting edge trainings and seminars nationally and internationally that bring together the newest advancements in the fields of neuroscience, resiliency, as well as stress and trauma treatment. She was the first Certified Practitioner and Certified Trainer of the Havening Techniques™ practicing on the West Coast of the United States. Dr. Truitt also leads a group private practice in Pasadena, CA, Dr. Kate Truitt & Associates, where she and her team specialize in the most effective and efficient treatments empowering people to Live Their Excellence. Visit www.DrTruitt.com to learn more.
Dr. Truitt's clinical practice and scientific studies focus on the treatment of PTSD, Complex Trauma, and other stress-related disorders. Her research focuses on brain health during the recovery process, treatment outcomes, and psychophysiology. She knows that when we choose to let moments of adversity strengthen us, we are choosing to be our strongest and most empowered selves. She and her team create an empowering environment for their patients, guiding them through their transformational journey as they seek and obtain their fulfilled life. They empower their patients through an innovative blend of traditional psychotherapy and the newest advances in brain science.