Kathryn Hallinan, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and employee of UCSF working in the 6M Children's Health Center as a HealthySteps Specialist as well as Co-Director of Training and Workforce Development with the UCSF Center for Advancing Dyadic Care in Pediatrics. Kathryn is a Bay Area native, a bilingual Spanish speaker (with Spanish being her second language), and knows ASL conversationally. Prior to her work with UCSF, Kathryn worked in San Mateo and San Francisco counties providing early childhood mental health consultation, therapeutic shadowing, and counseling for children and the various caregivers in their lives. She was also a part of the creation of a trauma-informed residential drug treatment program for women and their children in San Francisco and completed some of her early clinical training through the Infant Parent Program at ZSFG. Kathryn's work continues to focus on a framework of building relationships and understanding with the families and providers she serves in order to better support them in their work caring for their children.