The Magic City Wellness Center is proud to offer counseling with and Katie Reese, ALC.  Individual Counseling, Couple Counseling, and HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) Letter Counseling and Evaluation.  Please contact our office for self pay rate. 

Appointments are available throughout the week at varying times.  Please call the Magic City Wellness Center at 205.877.8677 to schedule your counseling appointment.

Katie Reese is the Director of Counseling and Support Groups at the Magic City Wellness Center (MCWC) and Birmingham AIDS Outreach (BAO). An avid reader and writer, she earned a bachelor's degree in English at UAB. After working in communications/marketing positions at the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency, the Birmingham Zoo, and Red Mountain Theatre Company, Katie decided to pursue a master's degree in Counseling (Couples and Family Therapy) at the University of Montevallo, where she served as the Publisher of the Chi Chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society. After completing graduate internships with the University of Montevallo's Counseling Services and MCWC and earning her master's degree in May 2016, Katie was thrilled to officially join the MCWC team as the Director of Counseling and Support Groups. She is currently an Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC) practicing under the supervision of Charlotte Daughhetee, Ph.D, LPC, LMFT, NCC. Katie is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Alabama Counseling Association (ALCA), and the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling of Alabama (ALGBTICAL).


Katie provides individual, couples, and family counseling and facilitates support groups at MCWC and BAO. Her goal is to provide a safe, affirming environment in which individuals have the freedom to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences as they work to become their healthiest and most authentic selves. Katie works within an eclectic, humanistic, solution-focused, family systems framework to effectively meet the individual needs of her clients.


Client concerns may include:



Family of origin issues

Relationship conflict

Sex and intimacy

Exploring gender identity

Gender dysphoria

Exploring sexual orientation

Coming out

Improving communication

Grief and loss

Stress management

Goal setting

Life transitions

Personal growth

And more


Director of Counseling
and Support Groups
Katie Reese, M. ED, ALC, NCC
She, Her, Hers

Savannah Donahoe, ALC NCC
Associate Licensed Counselor
Magic City Wellness Center

Licensed Professional Counselor
Riley McCay
Magic City Wellness Center