Kathleen graduated from the University of Massachusetts with BS in 1984. She drove to the Northwest soon after graduation to explore and fell in love with the outdoors and the people, then decided to make a new home there. In 1991 she received her Physical Therapist Assistant License in Oregon. She then went on to receive her Oregon Massage License in 1996 and then the Washington Massage License in 2006. In December of 2011 she graduated from the KMI Structural Integration Program and passed the IASI board certification exam to become a Board Certified Structural Integrator. She continues to love the outdoors especially hiking, back country skiing and backpacking. She now resides in Washougal, Washington.