Catherine Barlow (MSW, RSW) has over 25 years experience counselling clients within hospitals and family health teams. She is a Psychotherapist with a Masters of Social Work degree (Registered Social Worker). She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Michael DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University where she teaches first year medical students to be great Physicians. Catherine has extensive training in many therapeutic methods such as: cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative, mindfulness and solution focused therapy. Catherine is Certified in traumatic incident reduction (TIR) and a facilitator of life stress reduction techniques. She also uses EMDR (Eye movement desensitization reprocessing).