Katherine has completed a Masters in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Provisional Psychologist. She has training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), for the treatment of addictions. Katherine has advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), which is the gold standard for couples counselling. She is actively pursuing full certification as an EFT therapist.
Katherine helps clients resolve individual and relationship issues with compassion and understanding. She supports clients in moving from a place of feeling stuck, unfulfilled, confused and lonely, to a place of self-confidence, resiliency and connection. Key features of her practice include self-reflection, balance, acceptance, mind-body attunement and most importantly, supportive and collaborative relationships. She uses a client centred approach with a touch of humour to help clients reach their goals.
Communication Counselling - Couples Therapy
While she has successfully worked with many couples, Katherine continues to actively advance her Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) skills with advanced training and supervision. Her empathetic relationship therapy approach has helped couples stuck in a pattern of anger and misunderstanding move to a place of positive communication, mutual listening, and deep loving connection.
Katherine works with adults and teenagers. She has assisted clients in overcoming a wide range of problems including: anxiety, depression, mood swings, anger issues, grief and loss, abuse recovery, life transitions, stress, addiction, Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder (ADHD), and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Katherine has specialized insight in working adoptees and their adoptive and biological families.
Career and Vocational Planning / Return to Work
Katherine can also provide vocational and career path supports. She has helped clients on medical disabilities transition into successful return to work plans and/or explore alternate career development options.
Katherine developed and lead psychotherapeutic groups for people who have been negatively impacted by domestic violence.
Katherine has worked in diverse settings including psychiatric hospitals in both in-patient and out-patient settings, in schools, vocational support settings, residential care homes for individuals with developmental difficulties, and in correctional institutes.
Katherine offers evening sessions so that her individual and couples clients are not disrupted at work.
Katherine works out of our South Edmonton Officewith