Kathryn Atkinson, MA, RCC

I am currently employed as a Clinical Team Leader for the Ministry of Children and Family Development. I supervise staff on the Nanaimo Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health Team. I also work part-time at Island Clinical Counselling providing supportive counselling services to adults with a full range of mental health concerns. I see adults, couples and families in my practice here on weekends.  I also work part-time as a sessional instructor at Vancouver Island University in the Child and Youth Care Program.


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of British Columbia
Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from the Adler School of Counselling Psychology
Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (from the OCD Foundation)
Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Intervention Therapy (CBIT) for Tics and Tourette’s Syndrome