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Kelsey Donald

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Candidate

Fun Facts

On the top of her bucket list is to travel across Canada in a camper van

If she could eat one meal for the rest of her life it would be sushi!

Go to Karaoke song would be anything by Shania Twain!

Another job that she would love to do is flip houses

Last book she read was "The Girl on the Train"

Kelsey Donald

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Candidate

Kelsey Donald is a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology candidate at Yorkville University and a mental health and addictions counsellor. She provides support to children, adolescents, and adults under the supervision of Dr. Kim Edwards, C.Psych.

Training/Work Experience: After completing her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Kelsey completed a post-graduate program in Addictions and Mental Health at Durham College. Kelsey has trained in a variety of settings including Minden Hospital, Point in Time Centre for Children, Youth and Families, and Haliburton Youth and Wellness Hub.

Presenting Concerns: Kelsey works with adolescents and adults facing a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, body-focused repetitive behaviours (e.g., skin-picking), low mood/depression, emotion-regulation challenges, low self-esteem, adjustement to major life changes, and interpersonal challenges.

Approach: Kelsey uses a warm, collaborative, evidence-based, and strengths-based approach to her work. Kelsey draws from a variety of evidence-based modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

Outside of MindFit: Outside of her work at MindFit, Kelsey enjoys spending time outside with her dog in the forest or by the water, refinishing furniture, and going on road trips!