Kate McGetrick - LMFT


Kate McGetrick is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of Rise Therapy and Wellness, LLC.  She graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. In addition to running a growing practice, Kate also currently serves as an adjunct professor at SCSU and is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor candidate. Kate has served on the board of the CTMFT and is passionate about mental health and personal and relationship growth and healing.

Kate approaches her therapeutic practice through a systemic lens. She remains curious about the client's relationship to self/other; family, community, work, sexuality, and spirituality, among others. Kate is committed to her work with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Balancing support and challenge, she works in collaboration with her clients to create lasting change.


Kate recently completed her certification in LENS neurofeedback and is excited to bring that service to Rise.

Emily Swank

M.Ed: Education/Counseling Psychology

CMHC:  Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Registered Yoga Teacher

Emily is a clinical mental health counselor who is dedicated to providing authentic, compassionate, holistic care for each of her clients. Her extensive training includes work with adolescents, adults and families with a specialization in young adults and supporting this population through the transition into adulthood. Her integrated approach includes Cognitive Behavior Therapy, positive and humanistic psychology, mindfulness and yoga therapy.

Emily’s counseling approach is based on the tenets of positive psychology and life coaching, with a focus on helping clients see their unique strengths and potential, overcome personal setbacks and limited beliefs and be accountable to their personal goals. 


Her passion is to support clients in embracing who they truly are, let go of who they think they should be and live a life they love.  With a compassionate and authentic manner, she empowers her clients to have the courage and motivation to step into their best selves and create a joyful and personally fulfilling life.


She has a Masters in Counseling/Psychology, an Advanced Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, is a certified school counselor and a certified yoga instructor. 

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