Kathryn Atkinson, MA, RCC

I have over 10 years experience providing clinical counselling to those impacted by mental health concerns.  I work with children, youth, individual adults, couples, and families in my practice at the Red Canoe.  I also work part-time as a sessional instructor at Vancouver Island University in the Child and Youth Care Program.  I specialize in working with clients with OCD, Tic’s and Tourette’s, Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Diverse Abilities.  I have experience with infant mental health.  I also specialize in working with children with diverse abilities and their families.


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

I have memberships with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, The International OCD Foundation, and The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours.