Katherine Tomlinson (Tee) is a first-year Couple and Family Therapy Masters student from Western New York. She graduated from Houghton College with a B.A in Intercultural Studies and a B.S in Sociology. After graduating, she worked for a few years as a teacher in a public school and in a Head Start program. After teaching, she moved to Baltimore where she worked for Healthy Families America in Baltimore County as a home visitor providing intervention for families at risk of child abuse or neglect. Most recently, she has worked as a Research Assistant with the Center for Early Childhood Education and Intervention on the Children Study Their World curriculum project. Her research interests include family interactions with external institutions, parenting style, mental health impacts of climate change, and attachment in families with trauma. Tee enjoys reading, textile arts, trying new foods, and all things outdoors.