Welcome to Red Canoe.

Carrie Liske: provides 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 11 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. Please book online with Bree by selecting Intern Counselling below.

Kathryn Atkinson: Kathryn is not currently accepting new clients except for group therapy. Kathryn specializes in work with adolescents and adults but works with all age groups including very young clients and infant mental health. Kathryn’s focus is: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours, Tics, Habit Reversal, Anxiety, Depression, ASD and other neurodivergence, and Trauma. Kathryn is offering two support groups: OCD Support Group and BFRB Support Group.

In Person Counselling

In person clinical counselling services


Telehealth Counselling

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


Free Consultation


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 first and then feel free to book appointments here.


Intern Counselling Session

A lower cost option for those looking for counselling services at Red Canoe. Our intern counsellors are able to provide the same service as our other counsellors, but will be completing hours towards their counselling degrees. Interns at Red Canoe Pediatrics are closely supervised by Kathryn Atkinson, MA, RCC.


Group Therapy

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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4488 Wellington Road, 2, Nanaimo
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