Kristina Schwalm is a mental health therapist with over ten years experience in clinical mental health practice. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness work with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship and emotional difficulties, stress and general coping. Her work is based on the most up-to-date evidence-based practices in mental health and she is extensively trained in CBT Through the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Emotion-Focused Therapy through ICEEFT and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy through the University of California. Her approach is supportive, empathetic and fosters long-term meaningful change.
Kristina attained her degree in philosophy at Queen’s University, her Bachelor of Social Work at University of Victoria and her Masters of Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University, with a speciality in therapeutic interventions. Kristina is also an Instructor and Supervisor and delivers workshops and teaching programs in CBT and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy through McMaster University School of Medicine and Wilfrid Laurier School of Social Work.
Kristina Schwalm is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers and the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.