Kathleen Cotter Cauley, MEd, LMFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Florida, Virginia, and the District of Columbia and has a private practice in Falls Church, VA. Ms. Cauley joined the Bowen Center faculty in 2012. She is chair of the Social Media and Outreach Committees at the Bowen Center.

Ms. Cauley worked with Catholic Charities in Pittsburgh, PA from 1972 until 1985 as an adoption caseworker, therapist, and deputy director of a branch office. She received her master’s degree in Counselor Education at the University of Pittsburgh in 1977. In 1980, while working at Catholic Charities, she sought out a supervisor who had trained at the Bowen Center and later attended the training program at the Western Pennsylvania Family Center.

Ms. Cauley had a private practice in Tampa, FL from 1985 until 2001 and still returns to work in Tampa three weeks each year. She was involved in founding the Florida Family Research Network with other Bowen colleagues and serves on their Advisory Board. In addition to her private practice, she has been on the faculty of the Extraordinary Leadership Seminars since 2003.

She has been a member of the review board dealing with the sex abuse scandals of the Catholic Church for the Dioceses of Saint Petersburg, FL., since 2002. Ms. Cauley was also a member of the Maryland province Jesuit review board from 2006 until 2015. She has volunteered for Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc. since 1990. Her current dog is an ambassador for the blind and does pet therapy at Capital Caring (Hospice) and public relations for the Paws for Patriots Program. His name is Spirit and, on occasion, he is present at the Bowen Center.