Biography

Katie provides integrative psychotherapy to children, adolescents, teens, and families coping with a host of mental health difficulties. She has experience employing Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Katie’s interests also lie in positive and strengths-based psychology, and in her work she aims to help children and families achieve wellness and meaning, in addition to symptom relief. 

Katie also provides comprehensive psychological assessments for children with learning, behavioural, and mental health difficulties, including learning disabilities, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), intellectual disabilities, and social/emotional challenges.

Katie has received clinical training in both private and public settings, including the Centre for Psychological Services at the University of Guelph, the Wellington Catholic District School Board, and McMaster Children’s Hospital. At McMaster Children’s Hospital, Katie worked with the Child Advocacy and Assessment Program (CAAP) and received specialized training in child maltreatment assessment and trauma-informed treatment.