Kat LaFever is a senior majoring in psychology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and work as a psychologist with a focus on helping individuals heal from trauma.
Kat is especially interested in the intersection of trauma and neurodivergence, and how to best help autistic individuals heal from past experiences while navigating the challenges that come with being neurodivergent.
Previously, Kat worked as a research assistant at Marcus Autism Center, where she helped develop strategies that promote inclusive classroom environments for neurodivergent students.
Kat currently volunteers as a peer mentor at Emory Autism Center, where she helps create a supportive community for young neurodivergent adults living in Atlanta.