Gwen Hodges is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker based out of the Catholic Charities, Hays Office. She currently serves as the Director of Counseling and Social Services, overseeing the Adoption, Pregnancy Support Services, and Counseling Programs.
Gwen has a strong background working with adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, and thought disorders, as well as adoption, grief and loss, and marital issues. In 2012, Gwen joined Catholic Charities, providing outpatient therapy services to individuals and families. She also functioned as an adoption worker and pregnancy support services case manager. Prior to her work with Catholic Charities, she spent nearly 6 years providing group and individual therapy on a secure, residential program at a state psychiatric hospital.
Gwen received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Kansas State University in 2004 and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas in 2006. She has been licensed as a Clinical Social Worker since 2010. Gwen is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.