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Kathy Laughlin

Employee Information

Student Support & Wellness, Upper School
Upper School Counselor

Contact Information

School Phone
(415) 258-1939 x1606
Room / Office
Library Office

Education & Achievements

BA in Psychology, UC Davis
MS in Counseling Psychology, San Francisco State University
Licensed Marriage, Family Therapsit


At SD Since

Kathy Laughlin grew up in Marin County. She earned her B.A. degree from U.C. Davis and her master’s in counseling psychology from San Francisco State. After fulfilling the requirements for her license in Marriage and Family Therapy, she took her exams, and has been licensed since 1992. She also studied Spanish, and has traveled to various parts of the world, including working in an orphanage in Cochabamba, Bolivia. She loves sports and played on U.C. Davis' women's soccer team during college. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years, her two boys, ages 19 and 17, and her beloved chocolate Labrador. She loves being outside, enjoys hot yoga and all different kinds of exercise!

“My favorite part of being a member of the San Domenico Community is being part of community that is so loving, kind and respectful.”


  • A Better Chance Hero Award

Professional Development

  • Mindful Schools training: Fundamentals,Curriculum, Difficult Emotions, and Communication
  • EQ Schools Conference
  • Brief Therapy Conference and Bridging Hearts and Minds of Youth