Kathy Scherer, PhD


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Dr. Scherer is a Psychologist and Educator working with individuals and families in Austin Texas for over 20 years. She is a psychotherapist in private practice and a teacher on topics such as interpersonal neurobiology, family attachments, social-emotional development, and stress management. She has advanced training in family systems, attachment theory, interpersonal development, yoga therapeutics, and meditation. Her workshops have been offered at a wide variety of settings including universities, professional organizations, schools, and community centers. 

In collaboration with Dr. Sylvester of Austin Child Therapy, she has launched the Heart & Work series of writings, presentations and workshops. They co-edit two collaborative mental health blogs:  1) Therapy Matters: Mental health experts writing on matters of the heart and mind (co-editor Richard Holt, PhD), and 2) Heart & Work of Parenting.

Dr. Scherer is a co-founder of Austin IN Connection a multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to facilitate mental health and well-being of individuals and families. She is also the founder of the Family Matters community outreach program.  She has studied extensively with the Mindsight Institute and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center. And, she is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500) with advanced training in the therapeutic applications of yoga and meditation.