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Katherine Hanniball, MA Practicum Student



Please Note:
As Ms. Hanniball works as a senior PhD candidate practicum student under the direct supervision of Drs Kivisalu and Shahin, her services are billed at a reduced rate relative to our other clinicians.

Katherine Hanniball is a PhD student in the Clinical Psychology program at Simon Fraser University (SFU). She previously completed her masters degree at SFU and has had the opportunity to work in numerous practica settings including private practice, outpatient community clinic, and inpatient/hospital.

Katherine has experience treating adults presenting with depression and anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, trauma and stressor related disorders, stress and emotion management problems, and adjustment disorders. Katherine is well versed in evidence-based treatments for the aforementioned conditions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and exposure therapy, and is comfortable integrating these approaches into an interpersonal framework.

At Changeways Clinic Katherine provides cognitive behavioural therapy for individuals with depression and anxiety-related issues, such as social anxiety, panic, obsessions, compulsions, phobias, worry, body image related concerns, and stress related to daily living and traumatic events. Katherine also provides services to those experiencing emotion and stress management difficulties and problems with distress tolerance.

Her clinical work is supervised by Registered Psychologists Dr. Trisha Kivisalu and Dr. Jaleh Shahin.

Katherine believes that successful therapy begins with forming an authentic and meaningful relationship with clients, providing them with a space that is both comfortable and empowering to enact change. Katherine practices in a non-judgmental and supportive stance to allow clients to begin questioning the narratives that have resulted in pain and have blocked joy and fulfillment. Once central problems have been collaboratively identified, work towards acceptance can begin and evidenced based interventions can be strategically implemented to facilitate meaningful change.

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To make an appointment with Ms Hanniball, please call Changeways Clinic at 604 871 0490 during office hours, or email us at clientservices@changeways.com.