Katie has been a practicing psychotherapist and child and family therapist since 2011 and has a master’s degree in social work conferred by York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is a registered social worker in Canada and Hong Kong.
Katie’s been in Hong Kong since 2019 and prior to that, Katie worked at a Canadian accredited children’s mental health clinic. Katie works with all ages, adults, couples, parents, children, adolescents, and young adults. Katie works from a non-judgmental and client-centered approach where she works with you towards your goals and not anyone else’s agenda. Katie is trained in solutions focused narrative therapy where she supports you by exploring, active listening and helping you understand stories that have been told about you or you tell about yourself. Sometimes these stories are very identity binding and may make you feel stuck. Katie will walk with you collaboratively on this journey to help find solutions and reframe your story. Katie values confidentiality and trust is very important.
Katie is also known for her warm and empathetic approach by being fully present, actively listening, and in tune to things you might not notice. Katie’s experience includes supporting, individuals on a wide range of issues including fear, hearing loss, depression, identity, loneliness, anxiety/worries, negative thoughts, conflict, low self-esteem, ADD/ADHD, self-harm and thoughts of suicide. Katie has supported many individuals who have experienced trauma, such as but not limited to, death of someone significant, accidents, loss, emotional, physical or/and sexual abuse.
Katie is an LGBTQ+ ally.
Katie uses the pronouns she/her