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Kate Urquhart

Pronouns: she/her/hers • MA, RP

Individual & Relationship Therapy

Kate Urquhart

Meet Kate

I'm the therapist for you if:

  • You’re in the midst of, approaching, or considering a big life change and would like someone to support you along your journey without judgment
  • You have recently experienced a loss and would like to explore your grief narrative, while you adapt to this change
  • You would like to explore how your thoughts and feelings, past experiences and current circumstances come together to help or hinder you in your goals
  • You would like a culturally and spiritually sensitive approach to understanding your needs and goals, where you are met with encouragement and judgment-free reflection and support

Session Types: Individual Therapy, Relationship Therapy

Availability: Virtual

Specialties: Anxiety, Attention & Hyperactivity, Bipolar, Borderline Personality, Death, Dying & End-of-Life, Depression, Emotional Regulation, Impulsivity, Grief & Loss, Family & Interpersonal Relationships, Life Transitions, Religion & Spirituality, Separation & Divorce, Stress, Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Value Systems, Work-Life Balance

Approaches: Attachment Based Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Grief Therapy, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Resilience & Strengths-Based Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Trauma Informed Therapy

Favorite Resources:

  • Pauline Boss on Grieving and Loss: www.ambiguousloss.com
  • Attachment Theory in Practice: Emotionally Focused Therapy with Individuals, Couples and Families by Susan M. Johnson (Book)
  • Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance: www.caddra.ca

Kate's Bio

You have resources, strengths, and a life of experience; Kate provides support, understanding, and a safe space to explore what is standing between you and the peace you imagine. You will be invited to explore how your thoughts and feelings, past experience, and current circumstance come together to help or hinder you in your goals. Whether you are trying to choose a direction to take, are thick in the chaos of change, or are looking for the courage to stay the course, Kate offers judgement-free reflection and support.

As the single mom of two now-grown children and as someone who changed careers from financial planning to psychotherapy in mid-life, Kate has a wisdom born of life experience. She gets that it can be hard to find the joy that must be there, on the other side of the pressures and burdens of everyday living. This genuine caring paired with professional training and technique in both individual and relationship therapy forms the bedrock of her therapeutic style. Away from the therapy office and screen, Kate spends much of her time in theatre and improv comedy, both on and off the stage. Kate has a dog named Valentine who was the smallest in a litter of cross-bred farm dogs and who now likes to jump through hoops for treats.

Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Psychotherapist.

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