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DR. Cathy Moonshine

Our Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals

Cathy Moonshine PhD, MSCP, CSAC
East Hawaii Region

Behavioral Health

Hawaii Island Family Health Center

1190 Waianuenue Avenue
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone: (808) 932-4215
Fax: (808) 933-9291

Moonshine, Cathy, PhD, MSCP, CSAC


Personal Information Dr. Moonshine retired early from Pacific University in Oregon to make her dream a reality of living and working in East Hawaii. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her dogs. Her favorite color is purple.

Services Provided:

  • Offers short-term, solution-focused psychotherapy with adults and teenagers who are assigned to a primary care provider at the Hawaii Island Family Health Center
  • Treats stress, depression, anxiety, and problematic substance use, among other concerns
  • Provides health coaching to improve functioning, health, and wellness
  • Utililizes Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral and Client Centered Therapies along with motivational strategies, mindfulness techniques, coping and stress management skills

Medical Education

  • Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, California


  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Clinical Psychology, Santa Cruz, California


  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor