Cynthia Klatte, LCSW, ACSW

Clinician, Mental Health

About Cynthia Klatte

Cynthia joined the CAPS staff in the summer of 2007. Prior to coming to Tucson, she practiced in the state of Connecticut in a variety of settings (inpatient, day treatment and outpatient) and with a wide variety of populations. Cynthia has volunteered her time with International Friends, Inc., the Arizona Assurance Scholars Program, the Festival of Books and the Southwest Indian Art Fair. 

Degree & License

Cynthia is an Arizona State Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She then received her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Connecticut with a Substantive Area in Mental Health and a minor concentration in Research. Cynthia is a member in good standing of the National Association of Social Workers, its Arizona State Chapter and of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. She is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women and the Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology. 

Role at CAPS

Cynthia provides individual and group counseling, care coordination and consultation services. She is also CAPS’ liaison with the International Student Services cultural center. 

Clinical Interests & Specialties

Cynthia has a passion for culturally sensitive counseling practices and enjoys working with international students, Native American students and students from other diverse cultural backgrounds. She completed a training program as an Online Talking Circle Leader with hereditary Chief Phil Lane, Jr of the Four Worlds International Institute. 

Treatment Approach

Cynthia is a generalist in practice. She also has specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (including Dialectical Behavior Therapy), in working with Dual Diagnoses (mental health and substance abuse), in the use of Mindfulness Meditation in therapy and in Integrative Medicine practices.