Kathryn’s personal and professional journey offers experience in relationships, bereavement, trauma, anxiety, depression, addictions and other areas of mental health. She obtained a degree in Addictions Counselling in 2000, and has since worked closely with substance abuse and behavioural addictions. She later went on to receive a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology to advance her competencies in working with the complexities of couple and family relationships, and efficacy in working with other mental health concerns.
Kathryn incorporates practices of Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Solution-Focused practices with the intent of supporting individuals/couples/families in the development of wisdom and skill in managing challenges and adverse life circumstances.
Kathryn’s nonjudgmental approach and open-minded beliefs offer respect toward unique personal characteristics. From a philosophical posture, her belief is that each person is an expert in their own life. She sees her role as a fellow traveler meant to walk alongside the client in their journey towards purpose, facilitating presence and mindfulness in the here and now.