Kristen is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. She holds a Master’s in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University, a Bachelor of Arts in both Psychology and English Language and Literature from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Education from Nipissing University. Throughout her many years of teaching, Kristen identified the need for strong mental health support within the school system as well as the need for greater access to mental health resources within the community. Kristen is a strong advocate for mental wellness and constantly strives to remove the stigma surrounding mental health. Her passion is supporting those going through difficult times and continuously normalizing that, at some point, we all struggle, and it takes a tremendous amount of strength to seek support.