Kerri-Lynn Pratt


Kerri-Lynn Pratt, B.A., M.A.,

Kerri-Lynn Pratt, B.A., M.A.,
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)


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Office Hours + Location

  • Location: In Office (Kanata) & Online Counselling
  • Monday to Thursday: 9am-3pm

Practice Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Bullying and Self-Esteem
  • CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Communication Improvement
  • Couple Therapy
  • Couple Therapy: When only one person wants to come
  • Depression
  • DBT Dialectical Behavioural Therapy for adolescents
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Family Therapy (for children 11-16 y. o.)
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationships: Individual Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma-informed Counselling

Professional Membership

  • Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) Member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Reg No. 11814

Education and Training

  • Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (2022)
  • Master of Industrial Relations (2000)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Honours (1999)
  • Training Certifications in a variety of therapy approaches including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical BehaviourTherapy for teens, Emotion Focused Therapy and Attachment Science, Emotion Focused Family Therapy, Couple’s Therapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Mindfulness, Trauma-informed Counselling.
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Certification (2018)
  • Crisis Line Responder Training (2018)
  • Integral Coaching Canada Inc. Certification (2011)

Philosophy

There are many different reasons for seeking therapy. No matter what your age or stage of life, the human experience and journey can be difficult, and at times painful. We may need support along the way as we face this increasingly complex and intense world; deal with past and present life experiences and impacts; and manage our interpersonal relationships. Therapy can help determine why we feel stuck, to better understand our distress, and to find more effective ways to cope and move forward. I believe that all of us have the capability for continuous growth, healing, and overall well-being in our lives. Often the first step can be increasing awareness of ourselves and how we relate to the world around us.

I work with pre-teens and teenagers, adults, couples, and families. My therapeutic manner is one of non-judgmental presence and compassionate curiosity to help clients connect with their authentic self, support them in identifying their personal struggles, and in clarifying their therapeutic goals. My clients and I work as a team through this exploration to find suitable ways to address their needs. This may include finding more effective coping strategies, building increased resilience, fostering acceptance, finding enhanced ways of relating to oneself, and in connecting with those around us. I am a trauma-informed therapist who uses an integrated and client-centered approach drawing on various empirically supported therapies and research. These may include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy and Attachment Science, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and Mindfulness.


I do regular consultation with Dr. Martin Rovers, Psychologist, for the ongoing development of my professional and ethical expertise and to discuss client concerns in confidential manner.
The receipt you will receive will be in my name, as a Registered Psychotherapist in the province of Ontario, which is acceptable by most insurance companies (e.g. Sunlife). It is your responsibility to determine whether my receipt is acceptable for your workplace benefits and insurance.

The regular fee for counselling is $150 (plus HST).

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Counsellor Name

Name of Counsellor

Kerri-Lynn Pratt

Office Hours

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday: 9am-3pm

Location

Location

In-Person (Kanata) & Online Counselling

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