Kara Fletcher

Maternity leave, effective Nov.1

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PhD, MSW, BA
Registered Social Worker #4061

Favourite Book:
Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Favourite Quote:
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart

Kara has expertise in working with individuals, couples, and affected family members in the context of addiction and multiple disorders, families with young children, families working through separation and divorce, and individuals living with trauma.

Kara is welcoming and non-judgmental. She loves working with her clients to accomplish what it is they are hoping to change when they are feeling stuck. She believes in the inner strength of her clients and will work with you to get to the root of the problem, identify the roadblocks in your way, help you to find those “ah ha” moments (and usually some “ha ha” moments), and make those changes last!

Specialty areas:

  • Couple therapy
    • High conflict couples
  • Family therapy
    • Children and adolescents with behavioural concerns
  • Individual therapy
    • Stress management, life stages, and career/personal
  • Adolescents and children
  • Divorce and separation
  • Sexuality and identity
  • Addiction and concurrent disorders
  • Trauma and dissociation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Mental illness
  • Critical incident stress debriefing

Credentials, certificates and training:

Doctorate in Social Work, McGill University, Montreal
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Post-Graduate Diploma, 500 hours, Couple and Family Therapy
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) Therapy for Addiction
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Depression and Anxiety
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
Narrative Therapy

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina Saskatoon Campus
• Researcher in couples therapy, addiction and mental health
• Clinical skills professor
Couple and Family Therapist
Concurrent disorder clinician