Dr. Kate Steiner

Dr. Kate Steiner believes it is impossible to avoid burnout. She helps students and professionals embrace burnout in order to become more resourceful and resilient, so they can live happier, healthier lives.


LeadershipFraternity & Sorority Life ▪Personal Growth Organizational Development ▪Mental Health  ▪Stress Management ▪Health & Wellness ▪Resilience


▪Embracing Burnout
▪Communication Complicated
▪Seeking Authenticity

Dr. Kate’s Bio

Dr. Kate Steiner is a burnout recovery expert and lifetime researcher in wellness and burnout.  Her practice helps and supports clients walking through the burnout recovery process for a happier and healthier life. By developing a self-reflective plan that identifies and prepares for burn events, her mission is to end the burnout cycles. Holding a Master’s of Counseling and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, her practice is grounded in the research-based Steiner Self-Reflective Sustainability and Wellness (SSRSW) model, developed by herself and published by Oracle Research Journal. 

Dr. Steiner’s work has been published in a wide range of industry-leading outlets including, The LIST, Authority Magazine, Thrive Global, Daytime Blue Ridge (NBC), WTTA (NBC) Bloom TV, FOX Good Day Washington, and myfitnesspal, and industry publications, Essentials, and Perspectives Magazine.

She is the author of the upcoming  “Feeling Crispy? A Guide to Burnout Recovery”. Hosting the podcast From Burnout to Recovery Show with Dr. Kate on Transformation Talk Radio, she became a reference in burnout recovery coaching and consulting.

A burnout recoveree herself, Dr. Steiner understands the impacts that suffering from this condition has emotionally and physically on both personal and professional lives. She helps others to break through the state of anger, self-doubt, lack of motivation, and feeling helpless and defeated; while supporting them through the process of finding the way back to a joyous version of themselves.

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Embracing Burnout

A More Resilient Approach For Mental Health
Stress is not unheard of in academic spaces. Stress can lead to burnout, which impacts your student’s ability to succeed in college. Burnout shows up as extreme fatigue and apathy, impacting the mental health of students. Dr. Kate Steiner will introduce your students to a self-reflective process used to create a personalized sustainability and wellness plan. This plan is focused on honoring that school and work influence students’ lives and happiness. This is not about finding balance but rather creating a plan that allows them to observe their wellness, prepare for burn events and recover in a personal way. Students will develop stronger resilience and build a practice of addressing burn events in their lives.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this program, students will learn:

  • Students will be introduced to research-backed practices meant to increase mental health awareness.
  • Students will develop a personal plan to observe, plan and recover from burnout.
  • Students will identify the importance of work/school/life integration and the impact on their mental health.
Communication Complicated

Creating Spaces of Connection and Community
Human connection and belonging are keys to a thriving community. But often our ways of communicating can get in the way of creating that space. Our intentions don’t match our impact and the whole thing just gets complicated. This keynote addresses how to build relationships while navigating our communication skills. Students will learn the importance of creating or joining a support network on campus.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this program, students will learn:

  • Students will be able to identify 3 tools to build their campus support network.
  • Students develop a communication plan to use when they feel overwhelmed.
  • Students will be introduced to research on the significance of belonging and social wellness.
Seeking Authenticity

Living Beyond the Highlight Reel
So many of us are seeking authenticity; the ability to be our complete selves and the expectation of authentic relationships with others. But when we think about our own actions are we truly being authentic or are we still stuck on curating the highlight reel? This program addresses 4 key steps to achieving true authenticity; knowing self, setting boundaries, saying no, and forgiveness. Students will walk away with an understanding that they can start creating authentic connections while letting go of the showmanship of living as a highlight reel.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this program, students will learn:

  • Students will be introduced to a model that uses self-reflection to identify their true selves.
  • Students will be able to identify the signs of showmanship.
  • Students will be introduced to research regarding the benefits of being authentic on their health.