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Dr. Karis Callaway

Dr. Callaway provides virtual sessions. She has special training in helping to address:

Operational and occupational concerns for First Responders & Military populations

Psychological trauma (PTSD)

Moral injury

Substance Misuse

Dr. Karis Callaway is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with adults struggling to manage mental health symptoms that make daily life more difficult.

Her work emphasizes a strengths-based perspective and an authentic therapeutic alliance to apply the most helpful research-based practices to an individual’s specific circumstances. In her practice, individualized treatment goals are collaboratively developed and used to guide therapy, with the ultimate outcome being to see observable change in one’s current ability to lead a personally meaningful life.

A behavioural specialist, Dr. Callaway most often uses therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Behavioural Activation and Motivational Interviewing. For trauma therapy, she offers Prolonged Exposure (PE), Written Exposure Therapy (WET) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). She has specific expertise in serving current and former first responder (municipal and federal police, EMS, fire), military and federally employed (CBSA, CSIS) populations.

Dr. Callaway received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Western Michigan University. She is an active member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She is licensed and in good-standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.