Katie Richardson


These are the sorts of things I would love to know about my therapist (is it because I am one?) – anyway, I like to be transparent about training, so here it is:


Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology – Yorkville University, 2022

Child and Youth Worker Advanced Ontario Diploma – Humber College, 2015

Honours Bachelor of Arts with Specialization in Psychology – University of Ottawa, 2014

Continuing Education

Current: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Intensive Online Course – PESI

Current: Dr. Daniel Siegel’s Comprehensive Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) Course – Mindsight Institute

Current: Polyvagal Theory with Dr. Steven Porges – Embodied Philosophy

Upcoming: Breaking the Cycle of Unhealthy Family Relationships with Nedra Glover Tawwab – PESI, 2023

Treatment Planning Webinar with Liane Wood – Psychotherapy Masterminds, 2023

Working Through the PDA Lens Masterclass for Therapists with Casey Ehrlich and Faith Taylor – At Peace Parents, 2023

Transforming Trauma with Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT) with Sue Johnson and Leanne Campbell – PESI, 2023

Disordered Drinking: A Shame-Free Approach to Helping Clients Examine Their Relationship with Alcohol with Amanda WhitePESI, 2023

Stepping In: IFS Course for Women (Cis/Trans) and Non-Binary Folx Who Identify As QueerIFSCA, 2022

Understanding ADHD & ASD – CADDAC (Alina Kislenko), 2022

ADHD Focusing & Motivation Strategies… That Actually Work – Udemy (Alina Kislenko), 2022

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing – Udemy, 2022

Providing Effective Therapy for Adult ADHD – Simple Practice Learning, 2022

ADHDLearn Training – CADDRA, 2022

Trauma Basics for Youth Workers – Centre for Adolescent Studies, 2022

Working with Abandonment – NICABM, 2022

Trans-Positive Counselling for Adults & Seniors (19+) – Rainbow Health Ontario, 2021

Trans-Positive Counselling for Children & Youth (up to 18 years old) – Rainbow Health Ontario, 2021

Removing the Barriers: Making Your Organization 2SLGBTQ Friendly – Rainbow Health Ontario, 2021

2SLGBTQ Foundations Course – Rainbow Health Ontario, 2021

LGBTQIA+ Foundations – CCPA (Tracy Whitmore), 2020

Putting LGBTQIA-Awareness into Practice – CCPA (Tracy Whitmore), 2020

Trans-Awareness – CCPA (Tracy Whitmore), 2020

ASIST Workshop in Suicide First Aid – LivingWorks, 2013


Upcoming: PESI 2023 Autism Symposium, Apr 2023

Dig A Little Deeper Psychotherapy & Counselling’s 1st Annual Conference, Feb 2023

PESI Live ADHD Summit, Nov 2022

CADDAC’s Annual ADHD Conference, Oct 2022

2022 Gender Spectrum Online Family Conference, Oct 2022

Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals Virtual Conference, Sept 2021