Kaitlyn Butterfield



Kaitlyn is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Clinical Developmental Psychology program and Clinical Neuropsychology stream at York University. She earned a Masters in Clinical Developmental Psychology (2022) and a Masters in Developmental Psychology (2020), and she also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Communication (2018).

Kaitlyn brings a wealth of professional experience, with specialized training for youth (up to age 29), families, emerging adults, and competitive athletes, both in individual and group therapy settings. She provides psychotherapeutic services to clients with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), behavioural issues, anxiety, depression, academic difficulties, interpersonal challenges, intrusive thoughts or ruminations, and youth navigating life transitions such as parental divorce. Kaitlyn works from a Narrative Therapy lens, and is also highly trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Exposure and Response Prevention. She also has extensive experience providing psychodiagnostics assessments.

Kaitlyn works from a client-centered, trauma-informed, and anti-oppressive lens. This means that your unique experiences and needs will be at the forefront of your therapeutic journey together. Kaitlyn is committed to ensuring that her clients feel heard and valued; she is dedicated to creating a non-judgmental, safe, and open space where you can freely express yourself.
Kaitlyn has a multitude of clinical training experience, providing virtual and in-person care within The Hospital for Sick Children, community work with local schools, private practice, and University psychology clinics.

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