Kirsten is a RSW with an BA and a MSW in Calgary, Alberta. She has over 9 years experience working with children, teen and adults who experience developmental and intellectual disabilites. Her passion for becoming a CBT therapist was driven by these previous experiences when the clients she was working with were experiencing a lot of distress in their lives. She now does counselling for children, teens and adults who are experiening issues with their mental health and addictions. In additon to CBT, Kirsten has certifications in Narrative Therapy, and DBT.
Kirsten has lived/ studied abroad in Nice, France. She has also volunteered abroad in Australia and New Zealand working with youth with disabilites who were experiencing sucidial ideation and negative lifestyle behaviours.