Kathryn Atkinson is taking a waitlist for counselling services at this time. There are frequent cancellations at the clinic. Choose your session type and then scroll down to the bottom left of the screen and click Add to Waitlist to select the dates and times that you would like an appointment. You can add yourself to the waitlist for a 30 day period. You will be booked in and contacted for confirmation if something becomes available. Please note, follow-up appointments are sometimes difficult to book unless you book in advance. Adding yourself to the waitlist increases your chances of getting an appointment as spots open up frequently.

Welcome Carrie Liske to Red Canoe. Her schedule is now live and available for booking. Carrie is able to provide services to all ages, and specializes in art and play based therapy approaches.

Welcome Bree Stutt, a new student intern to Red Canoe. Bree will work with individuals ages 10 and up for a significantly reduced fee. This low cost option is excellent for individuals without benefit plans. Bree will be supervised directly by Kathryn Atkinson. Bree’s schedule is available now for counselling sessions starting in September.

In Person Counselling

In person clinical counselling services


Telehealth Counselling

Clinical counselling services using virtual telehealth methods such as online video or telephone


Autism Funding Unit Paid Appointment

For individuals who would like to pay for their sessions using the Autism Funding Unit, please arrange an initial consultation with Kathryn first and then feel free to book appointments here.


Professional Consultation

This session allows for professionals to consult with Kathryn on shared clients. These sessions are only booked with client consent for shared information between Kathryn and the other service provider. Doctors, teachers, care team meetings, social workers, and psychiatrists are a few types of professionals that can be invited to these meetings.


Group Therapy


Free Consultation

Kathryn works with individuals of all ages with a focus on providing services to individuals with OCD, Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Tics, and Couples Counselling services. Kathryn provides clinical supervision services to other professionals and interns.

Kathryn works with individuals of all ages with a focus on providing services to individuals with... Read More

I provide art therapy to children, adolescents, individual adults, parents and families. Currently until the end of August, I am offering sessions on-line only. Starting September first, I will be offering sessions out of my office at Red Canoe! I specialize in helping people recover from trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders and major life changes. I also enjoy working with neurodiverse individuals.

I have a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. I am a member of the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.

I provide art therapy to children, adolescents, individual adults, parents and families. Currentl... Read More

I am a practucum student in the final stages of my Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology.

I am a practucum student in the final stages of my Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. Read More

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