Life Coach and Psychotherapist

(MA)
Kate

Life Coach and Psychotherapist

(MA)

As a registered psychotherapist, I have worked tirelessly to create a safe space, where women can openly discuss and navigate the complexities of their mental well-being. My approach is rooted in empathy, empowering women to embrace their strengths and resilience, while addressing the societal pressures and expectations that may contribute to mental health struggles. I envision a world where women feel empowered to prioritize their mental health, break free from societal constraints, and thrive in their personal and professional pursuits.

 

Maintaining a non-judgmental stance, I will work to build a foundation of trust and mutual understanding ,while providing the most current and evidence-based treatment modalities to address your concerns. As an experienced clinician in corporate, individual, and hospital settings, I have employed the use of CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing with countless clients, who have achieved successful results. Collaboratively, we can foster changes most important to you, and help you realize your best fresh start.

 

Kate Paulino is a registered psychotherapist, published author, and mom of two beautiful children who is passionate about mental health and supporting people through the challenges that life throws their way. Kate began her career as an inpatient therapist in an acute psychiatric hospital in Michigan. After returning home to Canada, she worked as a therapist for media giant, Tick Tok before joining the Peer Support and Trauma Response Team at the Hospital for Sick Children doing individual work with staff and group debriefings after traumatic events.

Practice Details
Session Fee
$100 CAD
$111 AUD $100 CAD €68 EUR ₹6099 INR $122 NZD £58 GBP ₴2892 UAH $73 USD
Languages
English and Polish
Therapy Format
Individuals, Couples, Families and Group
Age
Preteens (11 to 13), Adolescents (14 to 19) and Adults (20 to 64)
Genders
Men, Women, Transgender and Non-Binary
Faith
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism and Nonreligious
Sexuality
Hetero, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and LGBTQ+
Communities
Single Mother and Body Positivity
Accepting clients
Online
Free Initial Consultation
Work & Education
Years in Practice
9 years
Education
  • Wayne State University in 2015
  • York University in 2009
Experience
  • Program Specialist - The Hospital for Sick Children (2021)
  • Psychotherapist - Fresh Start Counselling Canda (2021)
  • Clinical Therapist - StoneCrest Hospital (2015 - 2020)
License and State
10457
Specialties
Coaching
Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
Crisis Counseling
Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
Existential
Goal-Based therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Person-Centered
Positive Psychology
Trauma Focused
Issues
ADHD
Anxiety
Codependency
Depression
Dialectical Behavior
Divorce
Domestic Violence
Emotional Disturbance
Family Conflict
Fears and Phobias
Grief
Infertility
Infidelity
Life Coaching
Life Transitions
Mood Disorders
Narcissistic Personality
Panic Attacks
Parenting
Peer Relationships
Postpartum
Prenatal
Relationship Issues
Self Esteem
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Addiction
Thinking Disorders
Trauma and PTSD
Women's Issues
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