Like all Shift Psychologists, Kathy is trained in the Shift Protocol, which is the highly effective blending of two well-researched approaches: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Bi-Lateral Stimulation (BLS). She also has experience working with adults, children, and adolescents.


What is your name/nicknames?

You can call me Kathy or Kat!

What do you do at Shift?

I am a provisional psychologist in Edmonton and I work at Shift’s 124th Street location. I am a provisional psychologist in Edmonton and I work at Shift’s 124th Street location.

What are your academic credentials?

I have a Bachelors of Science with a specialization in Psychology and a Certificate in Community Engagement and Service Learning from the University of Alberta. I studied abroad in the United States and there I obtained a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counselling from Gonzaga University.

Do you have any pets?

Yes! I have a herd of five guinea pigs who love to sleep and eat as much as I do!

Specialty Populations/Issues:

My speciality areas include helping individuals who have experienced major adjustments and transitions in their life. I specialize in helping clients with concerns surrounding anxiety, depression, self-esteem and worth, relationships, and trauma. I also have experience helping individuals of all ages with emotion regulation and coping.


What is your favourite food?

I love trying all sorts of different foods so I do not exactly have a favourite kind. However, I can never say no to Vietnamese food as it reminds me of home.

What is a skill you are working on currently?

Physically, I am working on becoming stronger by lifting heavier weights and celebrating the accomplishments that my strengths can achieve. Emotionally, I am practicing gratitude for the things that make life worthwhile.

What do you do in your spare time?

I enjoy spending time with family and friends as well as reading, exercising, watching shows, browsing the internet, and perfecting my baking!

What is your dream car?

I know nothing about cars and would be happy to hear your suggestions!

What is your go-to for a good laugh?

Hilarious videos on YouTube or TikTok, or a board game night with friends is always bound to end with laughter.

10445 124 St, Edmonton, AB T5N 1R7
The original Shift located on trendy 124street in the community of Westmount. This is where it all began. Come down and pay us a visit.

The 124 Street area is one of Edmonton’s most vibrant shopping districts, and is home to some of the city’s finest local independent restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, boutiques, and premium services.

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Call our office today in order to book an appointment with Kathy or ask further questions.
We have offices in Calgary: 587.352.6463 and in Edmonton: 780.705.6463.