Kathy has an interest in working with people of all ages and has training in clinical psychology and behavior modification. She has experience working with children and youth with ADHD, ODD, FASD and children on the Autism spectrum. She is also a certified Clinical Traumatologist. Her experience has given Kathy the ability to work with families, critical incidents, PTSD, depression, stress/anxiety and relationships to name a few. She also has the ability to deal with organizational health and wellness concerns relative to stress in the workplace - in particular with Emergency Services and Military personnel.
Kathy uses a wide range of approaches including but not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Solution Focused Therapy, and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. She has specialized training in Trauma, Addictions, Family Therapy and Behavior Modification. She also has vast experience in Critical Incident Stress Management and Psychological Debriefs.
Kathy has offices in Stony Plain and Edmonton to better serve people in Edmonton and the greater outlying areas. She has also worked in Edson, Whitecourt and Onoway, and understands the complex dynamic that accompanies smaller towns - and how this affects mental health related concerns.
She is also an associate professor with Simon Fraser University teaching Organizational Structure and Stigma Reduction starting in the late fall of 2018