Catherine has received theoretical training in a wide variety of psychotherapeutic approaches, including psychodynamic therapy, compassion-focused therapy (CFT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). In addition, she has received skills-based training in humanistic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and motivational interviewing. Catherine has worked with a range of difficulties, including:
- Interpersonal difficulties
- Identity and existential issues
- Physical ailments characterized by pain (Lyme disease, chronic pain conditions, etc.)
- Low self-esteem
- Difficulties adjusting to life changes
Catherine’s approach is integrative, incorporating techniques from ACT, CFT, and CBT to her therapeutic practice. She focuses on addressing the needs and goals of each unique client by developing a genuine and empathic therapeutic relationship. Catherine is culturally sensitive and person-centered, collaborating with clients to help them attain their therapeutic goals.